Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 12:25 am Sunday, 16 February 2020.

HIGH WINDS WITH THUNDERSTORMS OVER ARNHEM LAND AND GREGORY AND DALY DISTRICTS.

Weather Situation: A humid and unstable westerly airflow covers the northern half of the NT.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Katherine, Palmerston, Batchelor, Lajamanu, Mataranka, Pine Creek, Barunga, Beswick and Dorisvale.

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