Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Daly district.

Issued at 8:05 pm Tuesday, 17 December 2019.


Weather Situation: At 8:00pm radar and satellite imagery showed a lines of severe thunderstorms moving west to the north of Nauiyu and another line of severe thunderstorms approaching Peppimenarti and Palumpa.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Darwin, Palmerston, Wadeye, Batchelor, Adelaide River, Dundee Beach, Palumpa, Peppimenarti and Marrakai.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Arnhem district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

A 113 km/h wind gust was recorded at Middle Point at 2:52pm.

A 115 km/h wind gust was recorded at Douglas River at 5.54pm

The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* secure loose outside objects
* ensure pets and animals are safe
* avoid remaining in the open when storms threaten
* pull over if it is raining heavily and you cannot see, park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears
* avoid driving into water of unknown depth and current
* for emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones, contact the NTES on 132 500. For more safety tips visit