Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Northern Territory
Final Flood Watch for North West Coastal Rivers
Issued at 12:48 pm CST on Sunday 18 March 2018
Flood Watch Number: 4
Rain easing across the north west Top End.
Tropical Cyclone Marcus has moved over the Kimberley region in Western
Australia with the Top End returning to mainly afternoon showers and storms.
Coastal locations in the north west Top End received rainfall totals of 100 -
250mm during the past three days whilst totals inland were 30 - 60 mm over the
No significant rainfall is expected in the North West Coastal Rivers during the
next 24 hours.
River levels are easing but some roads may continue to be affected.
Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: Tiwi Islands, Mary
River, Adelaide River below Adelaide River Town, Finniss River, Lower Daly
River, Moyle River, South Alligator River, Wildman River.
See www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings to view all of the Bureau's current
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:
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.
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 .
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.