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The Northern Territory news Thu 5 Oct 2017



The Northern Territory news Thu 5 Oct 2017

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 5 2017 WEATHER 39 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA Tanami Tiwi Daly Arnhem Carpentaria Gregory Barkly Simpson Lasseter Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset 6:27 am 6:43 pm 6:21 pm 5:58 am Oct 6 Oct 12 Oct 20 Oct 28 Thu Oct 5 Fri Oct 6 Sat Oct 7 Sun Oct 8 Mon Oct 9 Tue Oct 10 Wed Oct 11 Thu Oct 12 5:54am 6.9m 12:14pm 1.6m 6:09pm 6.9m 12:24am 1.5m 6:26am 7.2m 12:47pm 1.2m 6:48pm 7.3m 12:57am 1.4m 6:54am 7.4m 1:20pm 0.8m 7:26pm 7.5m 1:28am 1.5m 7:21am 7.4m 1:54pm 0.6m 8:03pm 7.6m 2:00am 1.6m 7:49am 7.3m 2:29pm 0.6m 8:42pm 7.5m 2:35am 2.0m 8:20am 7.0m 3:07pm 0.8m 9:24pm 7.2m 3:14am 2.4m 8:53am 6.6m 3:50pm 1.3m 10:11pm 6.7m 4:02am 3.0m 9:31am 6.0m 4:39pm 1.8m 11:07pm 6.2m Darwin 25 33 Tindal 23 39 Jabiru 25 39 0.2 Nhulunbuy 24 33 Borroloola 21 40 Lajamanu 22 39 Tennant Creek 19 36 Alice Springs 11 34 Yulara 15 35 Location Min Max *Rain Location Min Max *Rain * rainfall 24 hours to 9am yesterday 1000 992 1024 1024 1008 1016 1016 1016 1011 1010 1009 1026 WARNINGS www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings Coastal & Land Weather 1300 659 214 Tropical Cyclone 1300 659 211 NORTHERN TERRITORY Partly cloudy over the western Tanami and Lasseter Districts, mostly sunny elsewhere. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms about the Top End coasts, increasing to a slight to medium chance in the southwest Lasseter District. Light to moderate east to northeast winds, ahead of moderate to fresh southeast winds over the southern Lasseter District slowly extending northwards during the day. Fire danger: Very high over Gregory district, high elsewhere apart from east Simpson district. DARWIN and OUTER DARWIN Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Min 25 Max 33 Friday: Possible shower or storm. Min 24 Max 33 Saturday: Possible shower or storm. Min 24 Max 33 Sunday: Possible shower or storm. Min 24 Max 34 DARWIN HARBOUR Winds: Northerly below 10 knots tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. UV FORECASTS Katherine: 13 (extreme). Tennant Creek: 12 (extreme). Alice Springs: 11 (extreme). Rainfall: 24hr rainfall to 9am 4 October 2017: 0.0 mm Monthly total to 9am 4 October 2017: 18.0 mm Average for month of October: 70.4 mm 1 October to 04 October: 18.0 mm on 2 rain days Average from 1 October to end of October: 70.4 mm October 5, 2017 Commonwealth of Australia 2017 1000 1024 1024 1024 1024 1008 1016 1016 1016 1009 1014 1012 1013 1032 1024 1 1 Auckland Bangkok Beijing Geneva Hong Kong Jakarta Johannesburg Kuala Lumpur London Los Angeles Manila Moscow New York Singapore Tel Aviv Tokyo windy 17 13 rain 28 24 haze 19 9 rain 19 8 fine 32 29 fine 31 26 rain 24 14 lightning 33 26 fine 17 8 fine 23 17 rain 30 25 fine 5 3 fine 22 13 rain 30 25 fine 28 22 windy 26 17 PROVINCIAL CENTRES Katherine: Sunny. Max 39 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 23 Max 38 Tennant Creek: Sunny. Max 37 Friday: Mostly sunny. Min 23 Max 37 Alice Springs: Mostly sunny. Max 35 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 12 Max 31 Jabiru: Partly cloudy. Max 38 Friday: Mostly sunny. Min 25 Max 38 Nhulunbuy: Mostly sunny. Max 33 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 23 Max 33 Alyangula: Mostly sunny. Max 33 Friday: Mostly sunny. Min 24 Max 33 Borroloola: Mostly sunny. Max 38 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 22 Max 37 Yulara: Shower or two. Max 29 Friday: Rain at times. Possible storm. Min 13 Max 24 Lajamanu: Sunny. Max 39 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 18 Max 39 Maningrida: Mostly sunny. Max 33 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 23 Max 33 Pirlangimpi: Possible shower. Max 33 Friday: Possible shower or storm. Min 24 Max 34 Wadeye: Mostly sunny. Max 34 Friday: Possible shower or storm. Min 25 Max 33 Yuendumu: Mostly sunny. Max 36 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 17 Max 36 DARWIN Sun protection recommended between 8:50am to 4:10pm Maximum UV Index: 13 (extreme) Sunny Mostly sunny Partly cloudy Cloudy Chance shower Shower or two Showers Drizzle, light rain Rain Shower storm Storms Windy Fog Frost Katherine DARWIN Jabiru Nhulunbuy Borroloola Alyangula Tennant Creek Alice Springs 2533 Yulara Wadeye 2533 Pirlangimpi 2333 2433 2438 2534 2339 2138 2137 1729 1435 1839 Lajamanu 1636 Yuendumu Darwin 33 Broome 32 Alice Springs 35 Cairns 31 Hobart 17 Brisbane 28 Sydney 26 Canberra 25 Adelaide 18 Perth 23 Melbourne 22 A PROPOSAL by salmon giant Tassal to dump nearly eight million litres of fish waste in waters near its controversial Macquarie Harbour farm in Tasmania could endanger a rare prehistoric fish, environmentalists have warned. Tassal has lodged an application with the Federal Government to collect and transport waste from the harbours fish pens for six months from November and dump it into the ocean at the harbours entrance. Environment Tasmania has hit out at the plan, saying it endangers a rare prehistoric fish living near an already damaged harbour. It is perplexing that Tassal has applied to return the waste it has captured from the damaged Macquarie Harbour straight back into the harbour, Environment Tasmanias Laura Kelly said. Tassal estimates 300,000 litres of waste would be dis Tassie fish farm proposes harbour waste dump charged once a week which Environment Tasmania says would threaten a population of some 77 maugean skate fish living within 10km of Tassals preferred discharge point on the islands west coast. They are a living fossil which date back to Gondwanan times and are found only in Tasmania, Ms Kelly said. In May, the company was ordered to clean up its act after an audit found two sites at Macquarie Harbour didnt comply with 19 environmental requirements. Tassal is in the process of submitting an Environmental Management Plan for the current proposal. Once again, Environment Tasmania is jumping the gun, a company spokesman said in a statement, adding it is committed to adopting the best environmental solution. Tassal is simply going through the correct approval processes and no decision has been made. ETHAN JAMES Tassal salmon pens in Macquarie Harbour on the west coast of Tasmania Picture: MATHEW FARRELL NORTHERN TERRITORY TODAY TERRITORY TODAY NOON YESTERDAY 10AMTODAY SEVEN-DAY TIDES Full Last 1/4 New First 1/4 AUSTRALIA TODAY O()ect WORLD YESTERDAY TERRITORY YESTERDAY w w w . b o m . o v . a u COASTAL AND LAND WEATHER WARNINGS: 1300 659 214 TROPICAL CYCLONE INFORMATION: 1300 659 211