Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 8:06 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 southern Queensland, with the assistance of an amplifying upper trough.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include St George, Bollon, Dirranbandi, Hebel and Mungindi.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Channel Country district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* 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.