Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for QLD

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland
For people in Cherbourg, Ipswich, Gympie, Logan, Somerset, Scenic Rim, Southern Downs, Dalby, South Burnett, Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley, Gold Coast, Redland City, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Brisbane City and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 5:14 pm Saturday, 14 October 2017.

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe).

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

Ma Ma Creek (southeast of Gatton) recorded 44mm in the 30 minutes to 12pm.

Withcott (east of Toowoomba) recorded 40mm in the 30 minutes to 12pm.

Bli Bli (east of Nambour) received 70mm in the hour to 11.30am.

Delaneys Creek (south of Woodford) received 70mm in the hour to 11.20am.

Mawsons Road (near Beerwah) received 60mm of rainfall within 1 hour to 9.30am.

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.


A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West, Capricornia, Wide Bay and Burnett and Darling Downs and Granite Belt districts.

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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