TC GILLIAN went back on itself in the Gulf and rebooted ......... headed for Darwin
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre
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TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 43
Issued at 10:49 pm CST on Friday 14 March 2014
A Cyclone WARNING continues for coastal and island communities from Elcho
Island to Numbulwar, including Alyangula and Nhulunbuy
A Cyclone WATCH continues for coastal areas from Croker Island to Elcho Island
At 9:30 pm CST Tropical Cyclone Gillian was estimated to be
350 kilometres east southeast of Nhulunbuy and
380 kilometres east northeast of Groote Eylandt
moving northeast at 10 kilometres per hour.
TROPICAL CYCLONE GILLIAN is moving slowly northeast over the Gulf of
Carpentaria. Tropical Cyclone Gillian is expected to turn northwest tonight and
move towards the northeast Arnhem district. It is expected to reach the coast
near Nhulunbuy early Sunday morning. It is then expected to continue moving
west near the north coast of the Top End.
GALES with gusts to 110 kilometres per hour are expected to develop between
Numbulwar and Nhulunbuy, including Alyangula, during Saturday, extending to
Elcho Island on Sunday.
GALES may extend further west to Maningrida on Sunday, then Croker Island on
Tides will be HIGHER THAN NORMAL between Numbulwar and Nhulunbuy. Large waves
may produce MINOR FLOODING of low-lying coastal areas.
HEAVY RAIN may lead to flash flooding in coastal areas of northeast Arnhem Land
on Saturday night, extending west across the north coast on Sunday and Monday.
The Territory Controller advises residents from Elcho Island to Numbulwar that
now is the time to make final preparations to your home shelter.
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