Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Daly and Arnhem districts.

Issued at 10:44 am Wednesday, 2 February 2022.

VIGOROUS MONSOON SQUALLS ACROSS THE NORTHERN TOP END

Weather Situation: Wind gusts associated with monsoonal showers and thunderstorms are continuing, but likely to ease during the day.

DAMAGING WIND GUSTS of up to 100 km/h with squally monsoonal showers and thunderstorms are possible throughout the warning area.

These conditions are expected to ease during the day.

Locations which may be affected include Nhulunbuy, Palmerston, Jabiru, Maningrida, Adelaide River and Milingimbi.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in the Gregory district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Recent wind gusts include:

78km/h at Ngayawilli (Elcho Island) at 10:03am Wednesday

92km/h at Tindal at 3:50pm Tuesday

80km/h at Point Fawcett (Tiwi Islands) at 12:48am Tuesday

78 km/h at Charles Point (west of Darwin) at 10:01 am Tuesday.

72km/h at Wadeye (Port Keats) at 10:51am Tuesday

67km/h at Darwin Airport at 10:36am Tuesday.

The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* secure loose outside objects and seek shelter when conditions deteriorate
* ensure pets and animals are safe
* be prepared in case of power outages, have an emergency kit with a radio, torch, spare batteries and first aid kit
* for emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones, contact the NTES on 132 500. For more safety tips visit www.securent.nt.gov.au