Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Daly, Gregory, Lasseter and Tanami districts.

Issued at 8:39 pm Sunday, 29 December 2019.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOVING WEST TOWARDS WADEYE WHILE ANOTHER LINE CONTINUES TO MOVE THROUGH THE LASSETER DISTRICT

Weather Situation: A trough south of the NT is generating severe thunderstorms over the Lasseter District. They are moving towards the northeast at.30km/h. Thunderstorms over the Gregory and southern Daly are moving towards the west at 30km/h.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Wadeye, Wulungurru and Timber Creek.

An 87km/h wind gust was observed at Yulara at 6pm ACST.

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