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The Northern Territory news Wed 7 Oct 2015



The Northern Territory news Wed 7 Oct 2015

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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 7 2015 WEATHER 47 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA Tanami Tiwi Daly Arnhem Carpentaria Gregory Barkly Simpson Lasseter Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset 6:26 am 6:43 pm 2:23 am 2:19 pm Oct 27 Nov 3 Oct 13 Oct 21 Wed Oct 7 Thu Oct 8 Fri Oct 9 Sat Oct 10 Sun Oct 11 Mon Oct 12 Tue Oct 13 Wed Oct 14 1:06am 5.4m 8:18am 3.7m 2:06pm 4.6m 8:17pm 3.1m 2:51am 5.5m 10:02am 3.2m 3:41pm 5.1m 9:45pm 2.9m 4:02am 5.8m 10:49am 2.7m 4:32pm 5.6m 10:41pm 2.6m 4:46am 6.1m 11:22am 2.3m 5:12pm 6.1m 11:22pm 2.4m 5:20am 6.4m 11:49am 2.0m 5:47pm 6.4m 11:55pm 2.1m 5:49am 6.6m 12:14pm 1.6m 6:20pm 6.8m 12:24am 2.0m 6:14am 6.8m 12:38pm 1.4m 6:50pm 7.0m 12:51am 1.9m 6:38am 6.9m 1:03pm 1.2m 7:19pm 7.1m Darwin 22 31 42 Tindal 23 33 0.4 Jabiru 26 35 Nhulunbuy 20 31 Tce Borroloola 19 Lajamanu 21 35 Tennant Creek 24 33 Alice Springs 13 34 Yulara 12 37 Location Min Max *Rain Location Min Max *Rain * rainfall 24 hours to 9am yesterday 1024 1024 1040 1032 1008 1016 1016 1015 L 1015 L 1041 H 1038 H 1026 H WARNINGS Latest information at www.bom.gov.au/weather Coastal & Land Weather 1300 659 214 Tropical Cyclone 1300 659 211 NORTHERN TERRITORY Partly cloudy with a slight to medium chance of showers about the Top End and far eastern Carpentaria District. Slight chance of light showers through central parts. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds, fresh and gusty in the Lasseter District during the morning. Fire danger: very high over parts of the Daly and Carpentaria East Districts, high elsewhere north of Tennant Creek. DARWIN and OUTER DARWIN Medium (40%) chance of showers in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Min 23 Max 32 Thursday: Possible shower. Min 23 Max 33 Friday: Possible early shower. Min 24 Max 34 Saturday: Sunny. Min 24 Max 34 DARWIN HARBOUR Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. UV FORECASTS Katherine: 12 (extreme). Tennant Creek: 11 (extreme). Alice Springs: 11 (extreme). Relative Humidity: Darwin 83% (9am) 56% (3pm) Barometer: Darwin (3pm) - 1012.0 hPa Alice Springs (3pm) - 1015.5 hPa Rainfall: 24hr rainfall to 9am 06 October 42.6 mm (yesterday) Monthly total to 9am 06 October 42.6 mm Average for month of October 69.9 mm 1 October to 06 October 42.6 mm on 1 rain days Average from 1 October to end of October 69.9 mm October 7, 2015 Commonwealth of Australia 2015 1000 992 1024 1024 1032 10081008 1016 1016 995 L 1015 L 1015 L 1038 H Auckland Bangkok Beijing Geneva Hong Kong Jakarta Johannesburg Kuala Lumpur London Los Angeles Manila Moscow New York Singapore Tel Aviv Tokyo windy 16 11 rain 30 24 fog 24 14 rain 17 11 rain 29 27 fine 32 27 haze 30 22 haze 32 26 rain 17 13 rain 23 16 fine 30 26 fine 17 8 fine 19 11 mist 30 26 fine 28 25 fresh 19 14 PROVINCIAL CENTRES Katherine: Partly cloudy. Max 36 Thursday: Mostly sunny. Min 20 Max 37 Tennant Creek: Partly cloudy. Max 33 Thursday: Partly cloudy. Min 24 Max 35 Alice Springs: Partly cloudy. Max 33 Thursday: Partly cloudy. Min 14 Max 34 Jabiru: Mostly sunny. Max 36 Thursday: Mostly sunny. Min 23 Max 37 Nhulunbuy: Possible morning shower. Max 31 Thursday: Possible morning shower. Min 20 Max 31 Alyangula: Mostly sunny. Max 31 Thursday: Possible morning shower. Min 19 Max 31 Borroloola: Partly cloudy. Max 34 Thursday: Partly cloudy. Min 17 Max 34 Yulara: Sunny. Max 33 Thursday: Mostly sunny. Min 17 Max 36 Lajamanu: Partly cloudy. Max 35 Thursday: Partly cloudy. Min 21 Max 37 Maningrida: Partly cloudy. Max 32 Thursday: Partly cloudy. Min 20 Max 31 Pirlangimpi: Possible shower. Max 33 Thursday: Possible morning shower. Min 22 Max 34 Wadeye: Possible shower. Max 32 Thursday: Partly cloudy. Min 21 Max 33 Yuendumu: Partly cloudy. Max 33 Thursday: Partly cloudy. Min 20 Max 35 DARWIN Sun protection recommended between 8:50am to 4:20pm 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 2332 Yulara Wadeye 2233 Pirlangimpi 2031 1931 2436 2132 2136 1734 2333 1433 1533 2035 Lajamanu 1733 Yuendumu Darwin 32 Broome 35 Alice Springs 33 Cairns 28 Hobart 17 Brisbane 30 Sydney 21 Canberra 20 Adelaide 22 Perth 28 Melbourne 17 Spawning ground gains overfishing protection CHILE and the US declared huge new marine reserves at the start of a major conference in Chile on protecting the worlds oceans and fisheries. Chile opened the Our Ocean conference by declaring a 630,000sq km sanctuary around Easter Island in the Pacific off its eastern coast. The area is a source of food in the vast expanse of the ocean, a spawning ground for tuna, shark, marlin and swordfish and a food source for the Rapa Nui people of the island. It joins reserves declared by the US, Britain and New Zealand off the US Pacific Islands, Pitcairn and the Kermadecs as areas protected from the depredations of unregulated fishing. President Michelle Bachelet announced the plan to warm applause from international delegates and a traditional Rapa Nui song. We commit to the creation of protected areas around the Rapa Nui islands, said the Socialist leader, using the territorys Polynesian name. Charitable institutions the Pew Charitable Trusts and The Bertarelli Foundation welcomed the decision, which they said would protect 27 exquisite endangered species and also the people who fish there. Joshua Reichert of Pew said: The Easter Island park protects one of the last nearpristine ocean wildernesses on Earth and one that holds great cultural, religious and economic importance to the Rapa Nui people. Chile is hosting Our Ocean in the picturesque Pacific port city of Valparaiso, a second annual daylong get-together for states and foundations to pledge support for the marine ecosystem. US President Barack Obama addressed the meeting in a video message to announce two new National Marine Sanctuaries in the US. A turtle near Easter Island, 3700km off the Chilean coast in the Pacific Ocean, which is now a marine sanctuary Picture: AFP