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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for QLD

12 October 2018 22:36 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland
For people in Cherbourg and South Burnett Council Areas.

Issued at 10:36 pm Friday, 12 October 2018.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe). The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.


A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for the Herbert and Lower Burdekin, Wide Bay and Burnett and parts of the Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Central Coast and Whitsundays, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast districts.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.