Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Darwin City and Outer Darwin
For people in Litchfield and Darwin areas.

Issued at 6:07 pm Wednesday, 13 February 2019.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE WEAKENED AND MOVED OUT OF THE AREA

Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting Darwin City and Outer Darwin. The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* avoid driving into water of unknown depth and current
* stay away from fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live
* stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways
* for emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones, contact the NTES on 132 500. For more safety tips visit www.securent.nt.gov.au


A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for parts of the Gregory district.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 214. The Bureau and Northern Territory Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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