Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts.

Issued at 11:51 am Friday, 12 November 2021.

Heavy and gusty thunderstorms possible over the next few hours.

Weather Situation: An extremely moist airmass ahead of a prefrontal trough and cold front will continue to produce highly unstable conditions across parts of eastern Queensland.

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 Bundaberg, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Calliope, Mount Morgan and Rainbow Beach.

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.