Heatwave Warning


Heatwave Warning For Northern Territory

Issued at 01:58pm CST on Friday 1 December 2023

Valid for Friday 1 December 2023 to Monday 4 December 2023

Severe Heatwave Warning for: Tiwi District

Heatwave Situation for 3 days starting Wednesday 29th November 2023

Heatwave Situation for 3 days starting Thursday 30th November 2023

Heatwave Situation for 3 days starting Friday 1st December 2023

Heatwave Situation for 3 days starting Saturday 2nd December 2023

Safety Advice

  • Severe heatwaves can be dangerous for many people, especially older people, babies, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women, people with medical conditions and people who are unwell.
  • Seek a place to keep cool, such as your home, a library, community centre or shopping centre.
  • Close your windows and draw blinds, curtains or awnings early in the day to keep the heat out of your home.
  • If available, use fans or air-conditioners to keep cool.

For information on staying safe during a heatwave go to the NT Department of Health web page.

Weather Situation

Maximum temperatures in the mid to high thirties with overnight minimum temperatures in the mid twenties. Severe heatwave conditions are expected to continue over the next few days, easing over the Tiwi Islands later in the weekend or early next week.

Locations likely to be impacted include Milikapiti and Wurrumiyanga.

The next heatwave warning will be issued by 3:00pm CST on Saturday 2 December 2023