Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Coast and Whitsundays, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West and Maranoa and Warrego Forecast Districts.

Issued at 1:20 pm Wednesday, 10 November 2021.

Thunderstorms beginning to increase in coverage and intensity over central parts of the state and near the central coast.

Weather Situation: A very moist and unstable airmass extends across central parts of the state. A slow-moving trough system extending through the Warrego and Maranoa northeastwards to the central coast will act as a focus for thunderstorm development through the afternoon.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Roma, Charleville, Moranbah, Mitchell, Rolleston, Springsure, Sarina, Nebo and Carnarvon National Park.

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.