Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Palmerston, Darwin and parts of Cox Peninsula and Litchfield areas.

Issued at 2:04 pm Friday, 9 November 2018.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:05 pm, potential severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Koolpinyah and Gunn Point. They are forecast to affect the Northern Suburbs, Palmerston and Howard Springs by 2:35 pm and Darwin City, Belyuen and Mandorah by 3:05 pm.
Damaging winds are likely.

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