Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gulf Country Forecast District.

Issued at 8:29 pm Thursday, 16 December 2021.

Gusty thunderstorms over northwestern parts of the state.

Weather Situation: A surface trough is triggering gusty thunderstorms over parts of the Gulf Country and North West this evening.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Doomadgee, Croydon, Donors Hill Station and Iffley.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders and North West districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

Julia Creek recorded a 91 km/h gust at 4:51 pm.

Richmond Airport recorded a 90km/h gust at 6:46pm.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.