Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Daly district.

Issued at 8:08 pm Wednesday, 26 February 2020.
SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING DRENCHING RAIN

Weather Situation: A band of slow moving thunderstorms has formed to the north of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Esther.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce intense rainfall that may lead to dangerous and life-threatening flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Nauiyu, Pine Creek, Palumpa, Peppimenarti and Dorisvale.
Nitmuluk Ridge recorded 88mm and Seventeen Mile Creek recorded 72mm in the hour from 7-8pm.

The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* slow down and turn your headlights on
* create your own sandbags if there is flooding, by using pillow cases or shopping bags filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home
* 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