Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 3:18 pm Friday, 24 December 2021.
Heavy thunderstorms occurring over southeast Queensland.

Weather Situation:
Thunderstorms occurring in a very moist unstable environment.
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 Kingaroy, Caboolture, Goondiwindi, Gatton, Nambour and Nanango.
52mm in the past hour at Mt Sylvia (southeast of Toowoomba).

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.