Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Darling Downs and Granite Belt and parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West, Wide Bay and Burnett, Maranoa and Warrego and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 8:09 pm Sunday, 27 March 2022.

Severe thunderstorms are occurring over parts of Queensland.

Weather Situation:
A humid and unstable airmass east of an inland trough is producing thunderstorm activity, enhanced by an upper low resulting in the potential for severe thunderstorms across inland and southeastern parts of Queensland this evening.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Warwick, Toowoomba, Dalby, Maroochydore, Roma, Clermont, Stanthorpe and Goondiwindi.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Channel Country and Capricornia districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

Rainfall Observations:

87.0mm in 3 hours to 7:19PM at Jondaryan Lagoon

78.0mm in 2 hours to 7:47PM at Mt Mowbullan

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.