Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for DAMAGING WINDS

For people in parts of Barkly, Simpson and Tanami districts.

Issued at 5:41 pm Friday, 20 December 2019.

POWERFUL THUNDERSTORMS OVER INLAND NT, NORTH OF ALICE SPRINGS

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Ali Curung, Ti Tree and Barrow Creek.

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 www.securent.nt.gov.au