Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields and Capricornia Forecast Districts.

Issued at 11:43 pm Tuesday, 9 November 2021.

Clusters of slow-moving showers and thunderstorms capable of heavy rainfall are continuing.

Weather situation: A broad area of very moist air is combining with slow-moving trough systems to produce clusters of heavy showers and thunderstorms capable of very heavy rainfall.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields and Capricornia districts. Locations which may be affected include Springsure and Byfield.

Notable rainfall observations include:

160mm in 3 hours till 6:00pm at Samuel Hill (north of Yeppoon), including 97mm in 1 hour till 5:00pm.

100mm in 2 hours till 9:45pm at The Glen (north of Yeppoon).

64mm in 1 hour till 10:45pm at Rolleston.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* 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.