Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.

Issued at 1:36 pm Wednesday, 22 December 2021.

Slow moving severe thunderstorms developing near a trough through the interior.

Weather Situation:
A trough lies through the interior of the State, and is triggering severe thunderstorms.

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 Warwick, Stanthorpe, Mitchell, Inglewood and Surat.

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.