QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Large Hail, Damaging Winds

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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts.

Issued at 10:45 pm Tuesday, 19 October 2021.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE SOUTHERN CAPRICORNIA AND NORTHERN WIDE BAY

Weather Situation: Severe thunderstorms are developing in a warm and humid environment near the Queensland coast.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Gladstone, Calliope, Gin Gin, Miriam Vale and Seventeen Seventy.

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.


 

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