Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Herbert and Lower Burdekin and Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:20 pm Friday, 12 November 2021.
Severe thunderstorms have contracted to between Mackay and Townsville.

Weather Situation: Moist unstable conditions east of a prefrontal trough are producing widespread coastal thunderstorms.
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 Ayr, Proserpine, Collinsville, Hamilton Island, Giru, Alva Beach, Woodstock, Airlie Beach and Clare.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

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.