Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 8:22 pm Sunday, 13 March 2022.
GUSTY THUNDERSTORMS HEADING FOR DARWIN

A line of storms is heading west towards Darwin at about 45km/hr
The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 8:20 pm, potential severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Humpty Doo and Berry Springs. They are forecast to affect Palmerston, Darwin River Dam and Howard Springs by 8:50 pm and Darwin City, the Northern Suburbs and Mandorah by 9:20 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 www.securent.nt.gov.au