Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Arnhem district.

Issued at 4:19 pm Saturday, 22 February 2020.

GUSTY THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED IN SOUTHERN ARNHEM DISTRICT MOVING NORTHWEST

Weather Situation: Potentially severe thunderstorms with damaging winds have developed over the southern Arnhem District. Thunderstorms are associated with convective bands extending out from a tropical low over the Gulf of Carpentaria.

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

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