Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 11:54 pm Thursday, 25 November 2021.

Potential severe storms between Moranbah and Blackwater with heavy activity near Maryborough

Weather Situation: A very moist and unstable airmass is combining with a pre-frontal trough and cold front across central and southern Queensland. A separate coastal trough is also located about the Wide Bay and Burnett coast.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Gympie, Rainbow Beach, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Blackwater and Moranbah.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Darling Downs and Granite Belt district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Logan Creek (W of Moranbah) recorded 56mm in 1 hour to 11:15pm

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* 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.