Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North West, Central West and Channel Country Forecast Districts.

Issued at 8:21 am Wednesday, 10 November 2021.

A large and slow moving thunderstorm complex over the Channel Country producing heavy rainfall.

Weather Situation: A tropical airmass ahead of a low pressure trough will continue to trigger thunderstorms across southwest Qld.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Windorah, Boulia, Bedourie, Morney, Brighton Downs and Middleton.

A long-lived thunderstorm complex observed via weather satellite is displaying strong lightning activity and development on the northeastern and southeastern flanks leading to increased exposure of possible heavy rainfall at point locations.

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.