Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 6:30 pm Monday, 21 March 2022.

Severe thunderstorms in the Darwin rural area.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 6:30 pm, potential severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Berry Springs, Noonamah, Kangaroo Flats, Middle Arm and Tumbling Waters. They are forecast to affect the base of Cox Peninsula by 6:45 pm and Palmerston, Humpty Doo, Channel Island and Bynoe Harbour by 7:00 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