Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:40 pm Wednesday, 17 November 2021.

Severe thunderstorm may produce destructive winds about Moranbah.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones over the next several hours in parts of the Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett districts. Locations which may be affected include Monto, Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gin Gin, Miriam Vale and Tiaro.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging, locally destructive winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields district. Locations which may be affected include Blackwater, Moranbah, Dysart, Duaringa and Tartrus.

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.