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The Northern Territory news Sat 31 Jul 2021



The Northern Territory news Sat 31 Jul 2021

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SATURDAY JULY 31 2021 WEATHER 55 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA Tanami Tiwi Daly Arnhem Carpentaria Gregory Barkly Simpson Lasseter Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset 7:06 am 6:40 pm 12:06 am 12:10 pm Aug 22 Jul 31 Aug 8 Aug 16 Sat Jul 31 Sun Aug 1 Mon Aug 2 Tue Aug 3 Wed Aug 4 Thu Aug 5 Fri Aug 6 Sat Aug 7 4:20am 2.7m 10:28am 6.1m 5:23pm 2.4m 11:16pm 5.4m 4:57am 3.2m 10:52am 5.7m 6:09pm 2.6m 12:15am 5.2m 5:55am 3.7m 11:28am 5.2m 7:05pm 2.7m 1:36am 5.0m 7:16am 4.0m 12:32pm 4.8m 8:17pm 2.7m 3:29am 5.2m 9:00am 4.0m 2:31pm 4.6m 9:34pm 2.5m 4:38am 5.7m 10:47am 3.7m 3:50pm 4.9m 10:36pm 2.2m 5:24am 6.1m 11:30am 3.4m 4:38pm 5.2m 11:24pm 1.8m 6:03am 6.4m 12:02pm 3.1m 5:17pm 5.6m Darwin 22 32 Tindal 16 36 Jabiru 20 37 Nhulunbuy 19 31 Borroloola 15 36 Lajamanu 14 35 Tennant Creek 18 35 Alice Springs 12 32 Yulara 11 28 Location Min Max *Rain Location Min Max *Rain * rainfall 24 hours to 9am yesterday 1024 1000 1000 1008 1008 1016 1016 1016 1016 991 1021 WARNINGS Latest information at www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings Coastal & Land Weather 1300 659 214 Tropical Cyclone 1300 659 211 NORTHERN TERRITORY Sunny apart from the chance of morning fog across the eastern Arnhem and northeast Carpentaria Districts and some cloud developing in the far southwest Lasseter District during the afternoon. Warm to hot throughout. Light winds tending moderate northwest south of Elliott. Winds fresh and gusty in the Lasseter and western Simpson Districts during the afternoon before a late evening southwest change. Fire danger: high over the northwest Top End and in the Carpentaria, Simpson, Lasseter and southern Tanami Districts. DARWIN and OUTER DARWIN Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Min 22 Max 32 Sunday: Sunny. Min 22 Max 32 Monday: Mostly sunny. Min 22 Max 33 Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Min 22 Max 33 DARWIN HARBOUR Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming 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: Mostly sunny. UV FORECASTS Katherine: 8 (very high). Tennant Creek: 7 (high). Alice Springs: 6 (high). Rainfall: 24hr rainfall to 9am 30 July 2021: Trace from dew, <0.2mm Monthly total to 9am 30 July 2021: 0.0 mm Average for month of July: 1.1 mm 1 October 2020 to 30 July 2021: 1836.8 mm on 115 rain days Average from 1 October to end of July: 1704.0 mm July 31, 2021 Commonwealth of Australia 2021 1000 992 1024 1008 1008 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 983 1022 Auckland Bangkok Beijing Geneva Hong Kong Jakarta Johannesburg Kuala Lumpur London Los Angeles Moscow New York Rio De Janeiro Singapore Tel Aviv Tokyo fine 17 11 storms 35 26 cloudy 33 22 sunny 23 16 rain 30 26 cloudy 30 25 fine 20 4 rain 33 25 cloudy 22 15 sunny 29 18 rain 25 18 sunny 27 17 fine 22 12 storms 33 24 fine 32 26 fine 33 25 PROVINCIAL CENTRES Katherine: Sunny. Max 36 Sunday: Sunny. Min 16 Max 36 Tennant Creek: Sunny. Max 35 Sunday: Mostly sunny. Min 21 Max 34 Alice Springs: Sunny. Max 32 Sunday: Mostly sunny. Min 11 Max 25 Jabiru: Sunny. Max 37 Sunday: Mostly sunny. Min 21 Max 36 Nhulunbuy: Mostly sunny. Max 31 Sunday: Mostly sunny. Min 22 Max 30 Alyangula: Mostly sunny. Max 30 Sunday: Mostly sunny. Min 17 Max 30 Borroloola: Mostly sunny. Max 34 Sunday: Cloud clearing. Min 16 Max 32 Yulara: Sunny. Max 29 Sunday: Mostly sunny. Min 9 Max 23 Lajamanu: Sunny. Max 35 Sunday: Sunny. Min 16 Max 34 Maningrida: Mostly sunny. Max 32 Sunday: Mostly sunny. Min 21 Max 32 Pirlangimpi: Mostly sunny. Max 33 Sunday: Mostly sunny. Min 19 Max 33 Wadeye: Mostly sunny. Max 31 Sunday: Mostly sunny. Min 19 Max 31 Yuendumu: Sunny. Max 32 Sunday: Sunny. Min 11 Max 29 DARWIN Sun protection recommended between 9:40am to 4:00pm Maximum UV Index: 8 (very high) Sunny Mostly sunny Partly cloudy Cloudy Chance shower Shower or two Showers Drizzle, light rain Rain Shower storm Storms Windy Dust Fog Katherine DARWIN Jabiru Nhulunbuy Borroloola Alyangula Tennant Creek Alice Springs 2232 Yulara Wadeye 1933 Pirlangimpi 2231 1730 2037 1931 1636 1534 1835 1029 1332 1335 Lajamanu 1232 Yuendumu Darwin 32 Broome 27 Alice Springs 32 Cairns 28 Hobart 16 Brisbane 23 Sydney 24 Canberra 16 Adelaide 17 Perth 16 Melbourne 19 Weve also got Dylan Brasher who has batted very well for Victoria (Metro) at under-19 level. And then weve got Ryan McElduff and Josh Hartill who have batted well for us all season. Were in the fight in this game, and we feel like weve always been in the fight this season. It is not just imports who are bringing plenty of positivi ty to the Tigers. There is no shortage of promising juniors coming through. Michael Kudra is only 19 or 20 and he is our wicketkeeperbatsman, McKinnon said. And Charlie Smith is a young leggie who has played a couple of games for us this year. Hes got a bright future. McKinnon bowled with the new ball last Saturday and picked up the key scalp of Lochie Hardy for 102 on his way to finishing with 1-37 from 10 overs. Jackson Isakka was also outstanding for Districts with 118 from 123 balls. I was happy just to play my role in the team and try to bowl line and length, McKinnon said. Districts batted well and put away the bad balls. Darwin is also chasing 301 against Waratah at Gardens Oval, and Palmerston needs 276 for victory against Tracy Village at Cazalys Oval. TRY telling Tigers medium paceman Coen McKinnon the odds are stacked against his team opposing Southern Districts at Nightcliff Oval on Saturday. The last-placed hosts will have the daunting assignment of chasing down a target of 367 in day two of the round 12 Darwin Premier Grade clash. But McKinnon has every bit of faith his teammates can get it done. And he could well be on the mark with a couple of key additions to bolster the batting line-up in Ryan Hackney and Dylan Brasher. Chasing 360 is a big target, but were more than capable of doing it, he said. Weve got Ryan Hackney for this game, and hes played representative games for New South Wales (playing for NSW Metro last southern summer), McKinnon said. Tigers backing themselves in a tough chase Nightcliff's Michael Kudra wicketkeeping for Southern Storm in the Strike League. He has a bright future in the game. Picture: Celina Whan JOSH SPASARO STRONG vibes and plenty of intensity saw Hoggies win their first game of the 2021 Darwin Netball Premier League 36-24 over Nightcliff. Hoggies have gone through a rebuilding season and, although theyve struggled with results, have been competitive in the first 16 rounds of competition. But that all came together for them in a Tuesday training leading into their round 17 match where, according to coach Shannon Millar, good numbers and good vibes lifted the sides confidence. We were super happy with that win, couldnt wipe the smiles if you tried. It was just a great moment for us, Millar said. Weve been competitive and building through the season so this was the moment that all that hard work really paid off for us. It all started with the strong numbers in training on Tuesday and those good feelings, vibes and intensity carried into the game where we started strong. The defence, led by Tara Everett, held its own against a Nightcliff side with credentials. It was the ever-growing partnership of Olivia Hatzismalis and Richelle Smith in the scoring circle that saw Hoggies through. The young duo held their nerve throughout the game to net the pivotal points. This has been a rebuilding season for the club, new committee, new players and a young side, Millar said. Some teams might give up after not winning for so long. But Ive always believed in never giving up until its over and its good to see my team believes the same. Its good for us to end the season on a positive note. Meanwhile, Tracy Village Falcons held off their closest challengers with a 42-37 win over Waratahs. And Pints recorded a 34-23 win over Banks Bulldogs. BUNCH OF HAPPY HOGGIES NATHANIEL CHAMBERS