Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Somerset and Toowoomba Council Areas.

Issued at 7:25 am Wednesday, 9 March 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 7:20 am, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the area west of Toogoolawah. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect the area west of Esk and the area northwest of Esk by 7:50 am and Esk, northern Lake Wivenhoe and Toogoolawah by 8:20 am.

Damaging winds 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.