Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North Tropical Coast and Tablelands, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Wide Bay and Burnett, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:07 pm Tuesday, 9 November 2021.

Heavy rainfall possible in some coastal locations, damaging winds the main threat with inland storms.

Weather situation: a broad area of moisture is combining with strong upper winds to produce thunderstorms across large areas of Queensland today, some of which will be severe.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds over the next several hours in parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt districts. Locations which may be affected include Taroom and Injune.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the North Tropical Coast and Tablelands and Wide Bay and Burnett districts. Locations which may be affected include Bundaberg, Atherton and Gin Gin. Heavy rainfall is most likely to affect areas where repeated thunderstorm cells move over the same location.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Central West district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

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.