Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 3:54 pm Thursday, 3 March 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 3:50 pm, a severe thunderstorm was detected on the weather radar southwest of Yarraman and moving towards the northeast. This storm is forecast to affect the area south of Kingaroy, Yarraman and the area north of Cooyar by 4:20 pm.

Damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are possible with this storm.

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.