Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Daly and parts of Tiwi and Gregory districts.

Issued at 5:29 pm Thursday, 3 December 2020.

A GUSTY SQUALL LINE IS RACING ACROSS THE DALY AND GREGORY DISTRICTS

Weather Situation: A Squall line that developed over the Arnhem and Carpentaria District earlier this afternoon is tracking to the west over the Daly and northern Gregory District at approximately 55km/hr.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Darwin, Palmerston, Wadeye, Nauiyu, Batchelor and Adelaide River.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Arnhem and Carpentaria districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

A 85km/hr wind gust was recorded at Tindal earlier this afternoon.

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