Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of South Burnett Council Area.

Issued at 2:42 pm Saturday, 27 November 2021.

Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:35 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the area south of Kingaroy. These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. They are forecast to affect Kingaroy by 3:05 pm and the area north of Kingaroy by 3:35 pm.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is likely.

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.