Updated Friday, 9.12am:
The Katherine River levels are easing around the region after some minor flooding earlier in the week.
According to the Bureau of Meteorology, river levels are easing at the Nitmiluk Centre, Gorge Road and Katherine Town.
"River levels are easing along the Katherine River catchment," the statement reads.
"The Katherine River at Nitmiluk Centre peaked at 3.98 metres around 04:00 pm Thursday 13 January and is currently at 1.84 metres and falling below the minor flood level. The Katherine River at Nitmiluk Centre is expected to remain below the minor flood level (3.00 m) for the next few days.
"No further significant rainfall is expected over the Katherine River catchment."
The Katherine River is expected to remain below the minor flood level for the next few days.
Updated Thursday, 5.05pm:
Emungalan Road has been closed on either side of the bridge at Leight Creek due to rising water levels.
In a statement from Katherine Town Council, the area has been deemed unsafe to cross by Council and the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics.
"The road will be reopened as soon as it is safe to do so," the statement reads.
"We remind everyone that 'if it's flooded, forget it' and to avoid unnecessary travel at these time."
Updated Thursday, 1.07pm:
The Northern Territory Government has stood down the emergency response to the impacted of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Tiffany.
According to a statement from NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services, Tiffany is expected to leave the NT today as the system tracks west towards the Kimberley region.
The system has travelled across the Territory faster than expected, meaning the risk of major flooding has decreased.
Regional Controller Acting Assistant Commissioner Janelle Tonkin said a local-level response would be maintained that can be scaled up if required.
Katherine township is no longer expected to be impacted by rising river levels associated with this system.
Flood watches remain current for the Western Top End and Roper River catchments, and a minor flood warning is still in place for the Katherine River at Nitmiluk Gorge.
"We will continue to work with the Bureau of Meteorology to monitor the situation and remain ready to respond should the current modelling change," Acting Assistant Commissioner Tonkin said.
"We remind everyone in the Top End that severe weather is part of every wet season and that it is important to ensure you are well prepared with your emergency kit and household plan.
"I'd like to thank everyone in the communities affected by this event for their cooperation and also all the government and non-government officers and volunteers who have worked together on this response. Every severe weather event helps us to be better prepared for the next one."
There is major flooding at Beswick this morning after widespread heavy rainfall in the Waterhouse River catchment.
A flood warning was also in place for the Roper River and a watch was in place for the Katherine River.
The Waterhouse River at Beswick Bridge was predicted to reach around 8.70m on Thursday afternoon and remain above the major flood level of 8.30m today. It is currently at 8.54m and rising slowing, with major flooding,
The Bureau of Meteorology said totals of between 70mm and 130mm had been recorded in the region in a 36 hours period and that more rain was forecast for Thursday.
Maranboy Hill has recorded more than 155 mm of rain since 9am on Wednesday.
OTHER TIFFANY NEWS:
The BoM said that Waterhouse River at Beswick Bridge was expected to exceed the major flood level of 8.30m early on Thursday morning.
A watch warning remains in place for the Katherine River, which is expected to peak at moderate flood level which would not require evacuations.
As of 5.15am the river at the Katherine Bridge was 8.35 and rising, which was still below minor flood level.
The Roper River downstream of Mataranka was at 1.70m and rising
A severe weather alert remains in place for the Katherine area as ex-cyclone Tiffany, now a tropical low, continues to have an impact.
Locations which may be affected also include Wadeye, Nauiyu, Adelaide River, Mataranka and Pine Creek.
OTHER CYCLONE NEWS
As of 4am the system was about 100 km southwest of Katherine and moving west and expected to remain a deep tropical low on Thursday.
The BoM said that the Arnhem, west Carpentaria, south Daly and northern Gregory districts could expect heavy rainfall which could lead to flashflooding.
Wind gusts up to 100kmh are expected in the districts on Thursday morning and severe thunderstorms were also possible across the Top End.
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