Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North East Pastoral district.

Issued at 6:14 pm Thursday, 20 January 2022.
Slow moving heavy thunderstorms developing about far northeastern parts of the state.

Weather Situation:
A very humid easterly flow extends into northern parts of the North East Pastoral district, slow moving storms are developing near the inland trough this evening.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Secure or put away loose items around your property.
* Move cars under cover or away from trees.
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while storms are nearby.