Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning
For people in Gulf Country Forecast District.

Issued at 4:12 am Friday, 23 February 2018.

Weather Situation:

While thunderstorms are still occurring around Queensland, they are no longer severe.

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

138mm of rain fell at Reed Beds (between Ayr and Townsville), with 107mm falling in the hour to 11.10pm.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.


Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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