Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gympie and South Burnett Council Areas.

Issued at 9:31 pm Saturday, 30 October 2021.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 9:30 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the ranges between Gympie and Murgon. These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. They are forecast to affect the area northwest of Gympie and Kilkivan by 10:00 pm and Goomboorian and the area north of Kilkivan by 10:30 pm.

Damaging winds and large hailstones are likely.

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.