The Northern Territory news Wed 1 Feb 2017
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WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1 2017 WEATHER 47 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA Tanami Tiwi Daly Arnhem Carpentaria Gregory Barkly Simpson Lasseter Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset 6:41 am 7:19 pm 10:10 am 10:35 pm Feb 11 Feb 19 Feb 27 Feb 4 Wed Feb 1 Thu Feb 2 Fri Feb 3 Sat Feb 4 Sun Feb 5 Mon Feb 6 Tue Feb 7 Wed Feb 8 3:00am 2.0m 8:37am 6.9m 2:51pm 1.4m 9:14pm 7.4m 3:39am 1.9m 9:20am 6.7m 3:25pm 1.8m 9:43pm 7.2m 4:21am 2.0m 10:08am 6.4m 4:01pm 2.4m 10:16pm 6.8m 5:08am 2.1m 11:03am 6.1m 4:44pm 3.0m 10:53pm 6.4m 6:02am 2.3m 12:12pm 5.7m 5:49pm 3.6m 11:42pm 5.9m 7:16am 2.4m 1:49pm 5.6m 7:32pm 4.0m 1:05am 5.5m 8:51am 2.3m 3:38pm 5.9m 9:24pm 3.9m 2:58am 5.5m 10:12am 2.0m 4:51pm 6.5m 10:49pm 3.5m Darwin 25 32 1 Tindal 25 36 Jabiru 26 35 6 Nhulunbuy 25 33 Borroloola 24 36 6 Lajamanu 26 37 0.4 Tennant Creek 23 36 2 Alice Springs 22 39 Yulara 26 41 Location Min Max *Rain Location Min Max *Rain * rainfall 24 hours to 9am yesterday 1000 992 984 1008 1008 1008 1016 1016 1016 1007 L 1022 H 1021 H WARNINGS Warnings were current at 5pm yesterday. Latest information at www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings Coastal & Land Weather 1300 659 214 Tropical Cyclone 1300 659 211 NORTHERN TERRITORY Partly cloudy in the southern Simpson District. A slight to medium chance of showers and storms elsewhere, increasing to a high chance north of Daly Waters and very high over the northern Top End. Light winds tending moderate to fresh northeast to southeast south of Tennant Creek. Fire danger: low to moderate. DARWIN and OUTER DARWIN Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Min 25 Max 32 Thursday: Showers. Storm likely. Min 25 Max 32 Friday: Rain. Possible storm. Min 25 Max 31 Saturday: Rain. Possible storm. Min 25 Max 31 DARWIN HARBOUR Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then tending north to northeasterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. A storm likely. UV FORECASTS Katherine: 16 (extreme). Tennant Creek: 16 (extreme). Alice Springs: 17 (extreme). Rainfall: 24hr rainfall to 9am 31 January 2017 1.4mm Monthly total to 9am 31 January 2017 470.6 mm Average for month of January 427.1 mm 1 October to 31 January 1216.4 mm on 76 rain days Average from 1 October to end of January 893.0 mm February 1, 2017 Commonwealth of Australia 2017 LL L L H 1000 992 1024 1008 1016 1016 985 L 1008 L 1010 L 1025 H 1018 H 1017 H Auckland Bangkok Beijing Geneva Hong Kong Jakarta Johannesburg Kuala Lumpur London Los Angeles Manila Moscow New York Singapore Tel Aviv Tokyo windy 23 15 mist 33 26 haze 1 -4 rain 6 -2 fine 22 17 rain 30 26 rain 19 15 rain 31 24 rain 9 5 fine 26 11 fine 29 26 fine -6 -11 fine 4 -1 rain 28 25 fine 14 4 windy 18 3 PROVINCIAL CENTRES Katherine: Showers. Possible storm. Max 36 Thursday: Showers. Storm likely. Min 25 Max 35 Tennant Creek: Shower or two. Possible storm. Max 36 Thursday: Shower or two. Possible storm. Min 25 Max 37 Alice Springs: Mostly sunny. Max 41 Thursday: Shower or two. Possible storm. Min 26 Max 38 Jabiru: Showers. Possible storm. Max 34 Thursday: Showers. Storm likely. Min 25 Max 34 Nhulunbuy: Showers. Storm likely. Max 31 Thursday: Showers. Storm likely. Min 24 Max 31 Alyangula: Showers. Possible storm. Max 32 Thursday: Showers. Storm likely. Min 26 Max 31 Borroloola: Shower or two. Possible storm. Max 35 Thursday: Shower or two. Storm likely. Min 25 Max 35 Yulara: Partly cloudy. Max 43 Thursday: Possible shower or storm. Min 28 Max 41 Lajamanu: Shower or two. Possible storm. Max 38 Thursday: Shower or two. Possible storm. Min 25 Max 37 Maningrida: Showers. Storm likely. Max 32 Thursday: Showers. Storm likely. Min 25 Max 32 Pirlangimpi: Showers. Storm likely. Max 33 Thursday: Showers. Storm likely. Min 26 Max 32 Wadeye: Showers. Possible storm. Max 32 Thursday: Showers. Storm likely. Min 25 Max 32 Yuendumu: Partly cloudy. Max 40 Thursday: Shower or two. Possible storm. Min 25 Max 37 DARWIN Sun protection recommended between 9:00am to 5:10pm Maximum UV Index: 16 (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 2532 Yulara Wadeye 2533 Pirlangimpi 2431 2632 2534 2532 2536 2535 2536 2943 2641 2538 Lajamanu 2640 Yuendumu Darwin 32 Broome 33 Alice Springs 41 Cairns 32 Hobart 20 Brisbane 34 Sydney 27 Canberra 27 Adelaide 26 Perth 29 Melbourne 23 AUSTRALIAS anglers have opened their hearts, tackle boxes and wallets to South Australian lonely pensioner Ray Johnstone who posted an endearing ad on Gumtree, looking for a friend to go fishing with. Since his story went viral Mr Johnstone has been inundated with offers from anglers nationwide who want to take him fishing. The 75-year-old widower said he felt overwhelmed by the generosity. Its a true Aussie story isnt it, he said. I expected about three or four replies from the ad I put on. Mr Johnstone has now been offered new fishing gear, and trips on charter boats. Ive had offers from a charter at Marion Bay offering to take me and my grandson out on a fishing trip, he said. I just had a phone call from a fishing charter boat in Phone ringing off the hook for lonely fisho Queensland, offering to fly me up there ... and theres a group in Sydney trying to raise money and fly me to Sydney, put me up in accommodation, and get me on a fishing charter over there. Mr Johnstone said the outpouring of support from across Australia had been fantastic. I really appreciate what everyone has been trying to do, he said. His ad has almost 90,000 views. Mr Johnstone turned to the online classifieds site after his former fishing mate was tragically killed in a car accident a few years ago. What I want is a fishing mate in a similar position to myself who also wants someone to go fishing with, Mr Johnstone wrote. I am willing to share all costs, eg petrol, bait, and should you happen to own a boat (I am) willing to pay all ramp fees, but happy if you are also a land-based fisherman. JADE GAILBERGER Widowed fisho Ray Johnstone has been inundated with offers since posting a Gumtree ad looking for a fishing mate NORTHERN TERRITORY TODAY TERRITORY TODAY NOON YESTERDAY 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