Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 12:39 pm Friday, 12 November 2021.

Thunderstorms with possible heavy rainfall and damaging winds moving towards the central and Wide Bay coast.

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 heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Bundaberg, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Mackay, Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, Yeppoon, Collinsville and Mount Morgan.

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.