Weather

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for QLD

4 December 2018 14:46 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland
For people in Gympie and Noosa Council Areas.

Issued at 2:46 pm Tuesday, 4 December 2018.

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe).

However, a broader state severe thunderstorm warning is current for the area to the north of Gympie/Rainbow Beach.

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 parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia, Wide Bay and Burnett 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.