Tropical Cyclone Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

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Issued at 4:37 am ACST on Sunday 24 March 2019

Tropical cyclone Trevor has weakened into a tropical low over land, west of
Brunette Downs. Refer to Severe Weather Warning.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: None.

Watch zone: None.

Cancelled zone: Inland parts of the Carpentaria District south of Cape Crawford
and northern Barkly District, including Creswell Downs and Brunette Downs.

Details of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Trevor at 3:30 am ACST:
Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near the centre of 55 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 85 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 35 kilometres of 18.4 degrees South 135.2 degrees East,
estimated to be 90 kilometres southwest of Cresswell Downs and 85 kilometres
west northwest of Brunette Downs.
Movement: south southwest at 22 kilometres per hour.

Tropical cyclone Trevor has weakened below cyclone strength west of Brunette

Sustained GALES are no longer expected near the centre of ex-tropical cyclone
Trevor, however damaging and locally destructive wind gusts are still possible
with thunderstorms.

HEAVY RAINFALL is likely to cause significant stream rises and localised
flooding in the southern Carpentaria and eastern Barkly Districts, extending
into the northern Simpson District on Monday.

TIDES between Port McArthur and the NT/Qld Border will remain significantly
above the normal high tide on Sunday morning, with large waves on the shoreline.

A Severe Weather Warning is current for these conditions; refer to that product
for more information.

A Flood Watch has been issued for Carpentaria Coastal Rivers, Georgina River,
Simpson Desert and the Barkly.

Recommended Action:
NTES advises:

Follow direction and advice of local emergency services.
Residents in the Severe Weather Warning Area should prepare for severe weather
- an increase in damaging winds and rain - and are to take shelter as
conditions deteriorate.
Further advice on cyclone emergencies is available at
Please ensure that friends, family and neighbours have heard and understood
this message, particularly new arrivals to the area.

Next Advice:
No further cyclone warnings will be issued for this system. Refer to Severe
Weather Warning issued at 5:00 am ACST.

This advice is available on telephone NT-1300 659 211

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:

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