Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Somerset Council Area.

Issued at 8:01 am Wednesday, 9 March 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 7:55 am, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Toogoolawah. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect Kilcoy, Somerset Dam and Lake Somerset by 8:25 am.

Damaging winds are possible.

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.