Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Channel Country and Maranoa and Warrego Forecast Districts.

Issued at 6:55 am Wednesday, 29 September 2021.

Severe thunderstorms developing near the New South Wales border

Weather Situation: Thunderstorms developing early this morning in a moist and unstable airmass east of a surface trough over southwestern Queensland, with the assistance of an amplifying upper trough.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Cunnamulla, Bollon, Eulo, Barringun, Wyandra and Hebel.

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.