Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Wide Bay and Burnett, Maranoa and Warrego, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:37 pm Friday, 24 December 2021.
Severe thunderstorm northwest of Gympie has weakened, broad heavy rainfall threat remains.

Weather Situation:
Severe thunderstorms occurring in a very moist unstable environment.
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 Kingaroy, Cherbourg, Goondiwindi, Chinchilla, Miles, Biggenden, Imbil, Kilcoy, Mungindi, Nambour, Nanango and Tara.

52mm at Mt Sylvia (southeast of Toowoomba) in the hour to 2:30pm.
94mm at Delaney's Creek (south of Woodford) in the hour to 3:20pm.

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.