Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Carpentaria district.

Issued at 4:08 pm Wednesday, 25 December 2019.
A SEVERE SQUALL LINE IS DEVELOPING NEAR THE QLD BORDER

Weather Situation: A squall line over Queensland is moving into the Carpentaria District and developing. It is moving at about 50km/h in an easterly direction.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Mallapunyah and McArthur River.

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