Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Arnhem and Carpentaria districts.

Issued at 6:01 pm Friday, 11 January 2019.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVING TOWARDS JABIRU, BORROLOOLA

Weather Situation: At 18:00 CST, a line of severe thunderstorms can be seen on satellite imagery moving northwest across Kakadu towards Jabiru, with another line in the Carpentaria district moving west towards Borroloola

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds over the next several hours in parts of the Arnhem district. Locations which may be affected include Jabiru.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds over the next several hours in parts of the Carpentaria district. Locations which may be affected include Borroloola.

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