Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 7:26 pm Friday, 10 December 2021.
Severe thunderstorms gradually becoming less widespread.

Weather Situation: Thunderstorms are triggering on a trough through central and southeast Queensland.
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 Marlborough, Childers, Duaringa, Gayndah, Biggenden, Rainbow Beach, Tiaro and Tartrus.
4-5cm hail reported from Bribie Island.

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.