Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Lasseter and parts of Barkly, Simpson and Tanami districts.

Issued at 7:59 pm Monday, 13 November 2017.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Yulara, Kaltukatjara, Wulungurru, Ali Curung, Kulgera, Barrow Creek, Curtin Springs, Finke, Ampilatwatja, Watarrka, Nyirripi and Barkly District east of Tennant Creek.

Alice Springs Airport recorded a wind gust of 81km/hr at 5:04 pm CST while Giles recorded a wind gust of 75 km/hr at 6:17 pm CST.

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