Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 11:28 pm Friday, 25 February 2022.

VERY DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORMS LOCATED NEAR RAINBOW BEACH AND NOOSA HEADS.

Weather Situation: A strong upper low is combining with a deep surface trough over the eastern Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce intense rainfall that may lead to dangerous and life-threatening flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Noosa Heads, Cooroy, Nambour and Rainbow Beach.

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.