QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Heavy Rain, Damaging Winds


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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central West, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.

Issued at 1:35 pm Thursday, 5 March 2020.

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rainfall over the southern interior.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Charleville, St George, Tambo, Blackall, Hebel, Mitchell, Bollon, Mungindi and Augathella.

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.



 

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