Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Wide Bay and Burnett, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 2:01 am Thursday, 3 March 2022.
Very dangerous thunderstorms across parts of southeast Queensland.

Weather Situation: A very moist and unstable airmass will interact with a strong upper trough to promote thunderstorm activity this morning.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging, locally destructive winds, large, possibly giant hailstones and 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 Warwick, Maroochydore, Caloundra, Kilcoy, Laidley and Nambour.

A 93 km/h wind gust was recorded at Dalby Airport.at 7:15 pm.
Giant hail around 5cm was recorded at Windera around 7:30 - 8pm.

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.