Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast District.

Issued at 11:30 pm Tuesday, 8 March 2022.
SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS IN THE NORTH

Weather Situation: A cluster of slow moving thunderstorm was detected on satellite over the North Tropical Coast
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 Port Douglas, Mossman, Wujal Wujal, Daintree Village and Julatten.
65 mm rainfall in 1 hour to 23:15 local time was recorded at Daintree Village.

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.