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The Northern Territory news Thu 10 Apr 2014



The Northern Territory news Thu 10 Apr 2014

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THURSDAY APRIL 10 2014 WEATHER 43 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset 6:52 am 6:44 pm 3:12 pm 2:30 am Apr 15 Apr 22 Apr 29 May 7 Thu Apr 10 Fri Apr 11 Sat Apr 12 Sun Apr 13 Mon Apr 14 Tue Apr 15 Wed Apr 16 Thu Apr 17 2:46am 4.7m 8:32am 3.4m 3:21pm 5.4m 10:13pm 3.4m 3:57am 5.2m 10:00am 3.1m 4:16pm 5.8m 10:48pm 3.0m 4:42am 5.7m 10:52am 2.8m 4:53pm 6.2m 11:18pm 2.5m 5:20am 6.1m 11:32am 2.4m 5:24pm 6.5m 11:49pm 2.0m 5:56am 6.6m 12:06pm 2.2m 5:54pm 6.8m 12:20am 1.6m 6:32am 7.0m 12:36pm 2.0m 6:23pm 7.0m 12:52am 1.2m 7:06am 7.3m 1:05pm 1.9m 6:50pm 7.1m 1:23am 1.0m 7:39am 7.4m 1:33pm 2.0m 7:17pm 7.2m Darwin 25 32 12 Tindal 23 36 2 Jabiru 24 32 17 Nhulunbuy 23 32 Northeast Island 27 32 1 Borroloola 20 36 0.6 Tennant Creek 23 34 0.2 Alice Springs 17 23 35 Yulara Location Min Max *Rain Location Min Max *Rain * rainfall 24 hours to 9am yesterday 1000 1024 1008 1008 1016 1016 Severe TC Ita 1028 1006 L Check latest cyclone advice H WARNINGS Warnings were current at 5pm yesterday. Latest information at www.bom.gov.au/weather Coastal & Land Weather 1300 659 214 Tropical Cyclone 1300 659 211 NORTHERN TERRITORY Cloudy over the Alice Springs District with areas of rain and isolated storms in the southeast, gradually contracting eastwards. Isolated showers and gusty storms to the north. Light to moderate northerly winds, tending southeasterly south of Tennant Creek. Fire danger: low to moderate throughout. DARWIN and RURAL AREA Afternoon shower or storm. Light winds before an early sea breeze. Min 25 Max 32 Rural: Min 24 Max 34 Friday: Afternoon shower or storm. Min 25 Max 32 Saturday: Afternoon shower or storm. Min 25 Max 32 Sunday: Afternoon shower or storm. Min 26 Max 33 DARWIN HARBOUR Variable winds to 10 knots before an early northwest sea breeze 10 to 15 knots. Seas to 1 metre. Gusts to 35 knots with storms. Friday: Variable winds to 10 knots. Early sea breezes. UV FORECASTS Katherine: 12 (extreme). Tennant Creek: 11 (extreme). Alice Springs: 10 (very high). Relative Humidity: Darwin 90% (9am) 91% (3pm) Barometer: Darwin (3pm) - 1008.4 hPa Alice Springs (3pm) - 1013.3 hPa Rainfall: 24hr rainfall to 9am 9 April 2014 11.6 mm (yesterday) Monthly total to 9am 9 April 2014 46.4 mm Average for month of April 101.2 mm 1 October to 9 April 2014 1740.0 mm on 112 rain days Average from 1 October to end of April 1686.9 mm April 10, 2014 Commonwealth of Australia 2014 Check latest cyclone warnings Severe TC Ita L L L 1016 1016 1008 1008 L 1008 L 1026H1024 H 1022H Severe TC Ita Check latest cyclone advice Auckland Bangkok Beijing Geneva Hong Kong Jakarta Johannesburg Kuala Lumpur London Los Angeles Manila Moscow New York Singapore Tel Aviv Tokyo fine 22 18 fine 37 28 mist 24 12 rain 16 9 rain 23 20 fine 32 28 fine 19 11 haze 32 25 rain 13 5 fine 31 15 fine 32 26 fine 6 0 rain 17 7 rain 32 24 fine 26 14 fine 21 11 PROVINCIAL CENTRES Katherine: Afternoon shower or storm. Max 35 Friday: Afternoon shower or storm. Min 24 Max 35 Tennant Creek: Showers, possible storm. Max 34 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 24 Max 34 Alice Springs: Rain periods, easing. Max 24 Friday: Cloudy. Min 16 Max 24 Jabiru: Afternoon shower or storm. Max 35 Friday: Afternoon shower or storm. Min 25 Max 35 Nhulunbuy: Shower or two. Max 32 Friday: Possible shower. Min 23 Max 32 Alyangula: Afternoon shower. Max 34 Friday: Afternoon shower. Min 23 Max 34 Borroloola: Afternoon shower. Max 35 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 22 Max 35 Yulara: Partly cloudy. Max 23 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 17 Max 23 Lajamanu: Afternoon shower or storm. Max 32 Friday: Afternoon shower or storm. Min 22 Max 32 Maningrida: Afternoon shower. Max 33 Friday: Afternoon shower. Min 24 Max 33 Pirlangimpi: Afternoon shower or storm. Max 33 Friday: Afternoon shower or storm. Min 25 Max 33 Wadeye: Afternoon shower or storm. Max 33 Friday: Afternoon shower or storm. Min 23 Max 33 Yuendumu: Showers, clearing. Max 23 Friday: Partly cloudy. Min 19 Max 23 DARWIN Sun protection recommended between 9:20am to 4:20pm Maximum UV Index: 12 (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 2332 2334 2535 2333 2435 2235 2434 1723 1724 2232 Lajamanu 1923 Yuendumu Darwin 32 Broome 33 Alice Springs 24 Cairns 29 Hobart 23 Brisbane 28 Sydney 24 Canberra 17 Adelaide 23 Perth 31 Melbourne 19 Holy mackerel Scott, youve landed a winner TOP End fisho Scott Day bagged a 15kg spanish mackerel wide of Dundee recently. Scott is our Catch of the Day winner. For his efforts, he goes into the draw to win a Shimano Calcutta 200D reel. A total of 10 Catch of the Day winners will go into the draw. Valued at $440, the Shimano Calcutta 200D is an incredibly smooth yet tough and robust bait casting reel that has wonderful line capacity for its size and thus is ideal both for pinpoint-accurate casting and trolling big lures for metre-plus barra. The NT News runs the Catch of the Day competition every Thursday. To enter, send us your best horizontal (landscape) fishing photo. Well announce the winner here each week. Write your contact and picture details, including what you caught and where, on an envelope and send your photo to Catch of the Day, GPO Box Scott Day with his impressive 15kg spanish mackerel, caught wide of Dundee recently 1401, Darwin, NT, 0801, or email ntnmail@ntnews.com.au with Catch of the Day in the subject line. You must include your full address and details of your catch with the entry. If you want your photos back, enclose a stamped, selfaddressed envelope. For more details, see Public Notices. See Page 30 for more fishing WIN FISHY PRIZE This weeks Catch of the Day winner goes into the draw to win a Shimano Calcutta 200D reel, valued at $440.