Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 5:02 pm Wednesday, 9 March 2022.

Severe thunderstorms continuing across parts of southeast Queensland.

Weather Situation: A moist airmass with moderate to strong instability is in place over southeast Queensland to the east of a surface trough, combined with strong wind flow and dry air in the middle levels of the atmosphere will support scattered severe thunderstorms.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding, damaging winds and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Biloela, Monto, Baralaba, Marlborough, St Lawrence and Mount Morgan.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Southeast Coast district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

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.