Destructive Wind Warning For Top End Canceled, Flood Watch In Place | Katherine times


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UPDATE, Wednesday at 7:15 am: Severe weather warning for destructive winds in the Northern Territory has been canceled. The Bureau of Meteorology has a separate severe weather warning stream for unusually high tides. A flood monitoring and warning is underway for parts of the Top End. Earlier: Heavy rainfall of up to 200 mm is forecast in eastern Carpentaria and Groote Eylandt which could lead to flash floods. The Bureau of Meteorology said total precipitation of 100 to 200 mm over 24 hours was possible on Tuesday and Wednesday as a tropical depression moves through the region. Places likely to be affected are Borroloola, Alyangula, Ngukurr, McArthur River and the Carpentaria district south of Ngukurr. OTHER NEWS: Devastating winds with gusts of up to 100 km / h and heavy precipitation were also forecast for the north Arnhem coast. The BoM has issued a separate warning for abnormally high tides and damaging waves. Flood monitoring and warning were also underway for the Top End areas including Nhulunbuy, Maningrida, Milingimbi, Ramingining, Galiwinku, Warruwi, Gapuwiyak, Murganella and Minjilang. Until 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Ngukurr had recorded 79 mm and Center Island 54 mm of rain. Wind gusts of 98 km / h were noted over McCluer Island at 10 p.m. Monday and 87 km / h at Ngayawili at midnight. The Northern Territory Emergency Service advised people to: Our reporters work hard to provide up-to-date local information to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content: DO YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY? : Send letters to the editor or story tips to [email protected]

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