Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Lasseter and parts of Simpson districts.

Issued at 5:05 pm Tuesday, 6 November 2018.

Supercell thunderstorms bringing damaging wind gusts, large hail and heavy rainfall to southern NT.

Weather Situation: A large supercell thunderstorm is currently located about 70km southeast of Curtin Springs. It is moving to the northeast. This thunderstorm, as well as other thunderstorms to its west, are in an environment highly conducive to thunderstorm severity.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Yulara, Kaltukatjara, Wulungurru, Kulgera, Curtin Springs, Finke, Watarrka, Titjikala and Uluru.

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