Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North Tropical Coast and Tablelands, Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders and Herbert and Lower Burdekin Forecast Districts.

Issued at 11:31 pm Monday, 25 April 2022.

Bands of heavy showers and storms may produce localised heavy falls over the Upper Flinders and along the northeast tropical coast.

Weather Situation: An inland trough over the Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, and a separate coastal trough may produce localised heavy rainfall. At this stage, no severe thresholds have been reached but this may change over the next few hours.

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 Georgetown, Port Douglas, Hughenden, Mossman, Forsayth, Lyndhurst Station and Gregory Springs.

Diwan near Mossman recorded 53mm in 30 minutes to 11:15pm

Woolshed well-west of Townsville has recorded 141 mm since 9am to 11pm.

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.