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Flood Warning for NT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Northern Territory
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.

Final Flood Watch For North West Coast Of Northern Territory
Issued at 10:49 AM CST on Sunday 27 February 2022
Flood Watch Number: 5
FLOOD RISK EASING FOR WESTERN TOP END COAST

Monsoonal flow persists near the north and west coast of the Top End. Tropical Cyclone Anika is located in the northern Kimberley and is expected to continue moving southwest, away from the Northern Territory.
Rainfall totals of 80 - 150 mm have been recorded in the past three days and up to 200 mm along the coast over the same period but mainly confined to the far north west parts of the Northern Territory.
Many parts of the north west Top End coast can be expected to receive daily rainfall totals of 20 - 50 mm for the next few days with isolated higher totals possible.
Streams and creeks have responded in places along the north west coast of the Northern Territory. Some roads may be affected but conditions are expected to ease going into the week ahead.

Fitzmaurice River
Tiwi Islands
Upper Adelaide River
Adelaide River below Adelaide River Town
Finniss River
Lower Daly River
Moyle River
East Kimberley Rivers

See www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings to view all of the Bureau's current warning products.
More information on the Flood Watch Service and maps of Flood Watch areas are available at www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml .

Flood Safety Advice:
For emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones call 132 500.
Emergency information is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au .
The latest road conditions are available at www.roadreport.nt.gov.au .
The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
* Prepare for flooding and move away while safe to do so.
* Don't drive into floodwaters.}

Next issue:
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.

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