Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West and Maranoa and Warrego Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:05 pm Saturday, 25 December 2021.

Heavy falls with thunderstorms over parts of the interior

Weather Situation: A humid and unstable airmass persists over much of Qld

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 Tambo, Blackall, Augathella, Aberfoyle, Alpha and Carnarvon National Park.

48mm recorded in the 30 minutes to 3:45pm at Pindari

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.