Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Tiwi and parts of Daly and Arnhem districts.

Issued at 3:52 pm Tuesday, 13 February 2018.

Weather Situation: A tropical low 1007hPa located over the Arafura Sea, about 80km north of Goulburn Island is producing heavy rainfall.

HEAVY RAIN which may lead to FLASH FLOODING is expected for the northern Daly and western Arnhem forecast districts.

24 hour totals of in excess of 150mm are possible as the low moves west or southwest and deepens.

Locations which may be affected include Darwin, Palmerston, Jabiru, Wurrumiyanga, Nauiyu and Pirlangimpi.

The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* secure loose outside objects and seek shelter when conditions deteriorate
* 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
* create your own sandbags if there is flooding, by using pillow cases or shopping bags filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home
* stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways
* 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