Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast District.

Issued at 1:56 am Friday, 26 November 2021.

Heavy showers and thunderstorms for the Wide Bay and Burnett coast

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, Bundaberg, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Rainbow Beach and Tiaro.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Central Coast and Whitsundays, Central Highlands and Coalfields and Capricornia districts and the warning for these districts 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.