Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gulf Country, North West, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West, Channel Country, Wide Bay and Burnett, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.

Issued at 8:01 am Thursday, 11 November 2021.

Potentially severe storms across the western and eastern interior of the state.

Weather Situation: A very moist and unstable airmass extends across the state ahead of a deepening low over central Australia.

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 Gulf Country, North West, Central West and Channel Country districts. Locations which may be affected include Mount Isa, Camooweal, Boulia, Dajarra, Urandangi and Duchess.

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, Wide Bay and Burnett, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt districts. Locations which may be affected include Taroom, Rolleston, Injune and Miles.

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.