Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Peninsula Forecast District.

Issued at 4:36 pm Saturday, 23 January 2021.

Heavy and slow-moving activity centred over Lockhart River.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Lockhart River.

Lockhart River has recorded 134mm within 3 hours.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* 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.