Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Daly and Gregory districts.

Issued at 1:25 pm Wednesday, 11 December 2019.
HIGH WINDS WITH INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WESTERN TOP END

Thunderstorms have formed along a trough over western parts of the Daly District. These thunderstorms are moving west towards the west coast of the Top End.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Darwin, Palmerston, Wadeye, Nauiyu, Batchelor, Adelaide River, Dundee Beach, Palumpa and Peppimenarti.

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