Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Peninsula, North Tropical Coast and Tablelands, Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Herbert and Lower Burdekin and Central Highlands and Coalfields Forecast Districts.

Issued at 8:52 pm Wednesday, 24 November 2021.
A few slow-moving storms are producing locally heavy rainfall over northeast Queensland.

Weather Situation: A moist unstable airmass and light winds will lead to scattered slow-moving thunderstorms capable of locally heavy rainfall.
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 Elgin Downs.
61 mm in 60 minutes was recorded at Upper Poison Creek west of Mount Garnet.

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.