Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Southern Downs, Western Downs, Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley, Sunshine Coast and Noosa Council Areas.

Issued at 7:01 pm Sunday, 27 March 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 6:55 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Warwick and Pittsworth. They are forecast to affect Toowoomba, the area east of Dalby and the area northeast of Dalby by 7:25 pm and Stanthorpe, Dalby and the area south of Noosa Heads by 7:55 pm.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is likely.

62mm of rain was observed in the 1 hour up to 5.26pm at Jondaryan Lagoon.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* 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.