Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North West, Central West, Channel Country, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 8:25 pm Thursday, 28 October 2021.

Severe thunderstorms across the western interior and the southeast inland.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the North West, Central West and Channel Country districts. Locations which may be affected include Brighton Downs.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast districts. Locations which may be affected include Ipswich, Oakey, Crows Nest, Gatton, Laidley and Lowood.

Thornton (S of Mulgowie) has recorded 52mm in 30 minutes to 8:24pm.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* 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.