Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West, Capricornia, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.

Issued at 1:12 pm Sunday, 28 November 2021.

Slow moving severe thunderstorms are developing in southeastern Queensland this afternoon.

Weather Situation:
Slow moving thunderstorms in a moisture rich environment are triggering on and east of a trough through inland Queensland this afternoon.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt districts. Locations which may be affected include Roma, Barcaldine, Mitchell, Tambo, Injune, Muttaburra, Alpha, Surat and Carnarvon National Park.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields and Capricornia districts. Locations which may be affected include Baralaba, Woorabinda, Duaringa and Mount Morgan.

Duaringa recorded 25mm of rain in 15 minutes to 1pm this afternoon.

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.