Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Central West and parts of Gulf Country, Herbert and Lower Burdekin, North West, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Channel Country and Maranoa and Warrego Forecast Districts.

Issued at 6:45 pm Sunday, 26 January 2020.

Weather Situation:

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 include Longreach, Winton, Cloncurry, Charters Towers, Windorah, Isisford, Hughenden, Richmond, Julia Creek, Dajarra, Pentland and Stamford.

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

75mm of ran fell in an hour to 6.30pm at Taemas (south of Charters Towers).

43mm of rain fell in the 30 minutes to 3.30pm at Koombooloomba.

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.