Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast District.

Issued at 4:49 pm Saturday, 15 August 2020.

Severe thunderstorm have developed across northern parts of the Darling Downs and southern and central parts of the Wide Bay and Burnett.

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, Maryborough, Childers, Hervey Bay waters, Biggenden, Rainbow Beach and Tiaro.

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.