Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Peninsula, North Tropical Coast and Tablelands, Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West, Channel Country, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.

Issued at 2:02 am Saturday, 25 January 2020.

Slow moving thunderstorms are continuing over the northern and western areas of Queensland.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected in north Queensland include Musgrave and Palmerville. Locations which may be affected in western Queensland include Longreach, Isisford, Barcaldine, Bollon, Tambo, Blackall and Mungindi.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Herbert and Lower Burdekin, North West and Central Coast and Whitsundays districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

94mm was observed at Upper Claude River (west of Springsure) in the 2 hours to 10:00pm.

85mm was observed at Weetalaba (south of Collinsville) in the 2 hours to 11:45pm.

57mm was observed at Blue Range (west of Paluma) in the hour to 9:15pm.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* 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.