Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West, Capricornia, Wide Bay and Burnett, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:25 pm Sunday, 28 November 2021.

Slow moving severe thunderstorms have developed in southeastern and central inland Queensland this afternoon.

Weather Situation:
Slow moving thunderstorms in a moisture rich environment are triggering on and east of a trough through inland Queensland this afternoon.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt districts. Locations which may be affected include Roma, St George, Taroom, Dirranbandi, Injune, Alpha, Surat, Carnarvon National Park and Mungindi.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett districts. Locations which may be affected include Kingaroy, Cherbourg, Theodore, Wondai, Murgon, Gayndah, Mundubbera and Eidsvold.

Duaringa west of Rockhampton recorded 68mm of rain in one hour to 1:45pm.

Hawkwood Range west of Gayndah recorded 52mm in the one hour to 2:30pm.

Large hail 3 to 4cm in size was reported at Muckadilla.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* 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.