A monsoon trough has brought the highest rainfall in seven years to parts of Darwin.
More than 150 millimetres of rain fell in a 24 hour period – flooding roads and cutting off some northern suburbs during the morning commute.
The monsoon trough is interacting with a low pressure system causing the torrential rain.
The Bureau of Meteorology says there’s a chance the low could develop into a tropical cyclone during the week
A flood risk warning has been issued for the north and northwest of the Top End.
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