Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Litchfield area.

Issued at 7:42 pm Friday, 4 March 2022.
A LINE OF GUSTY THUNDERSTORMS ABOUT TO MOVE INTO THE LITCHFIELD AREA

Weather Situation: A line of gusty thunderstorms is moving across the western Top End towards Darwin.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 7:40 pm, potential severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the Adelaide River to the southeast of Darwin. They are forecast to affect Acacia Hills, Middle Point and Lambells Lagoon by 8:10 pm and Humpty Doo, Darwin River Dam and Noonamah by 8:40 pm.
Damaging winds are likely.

A wind gust to 98km/h was observed at Oenpelli Airport at 4:55pm.

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