Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gulf Country, Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, North West, Central West and Maranoa and Warrego Forecast Districts.

Issued at 12:09 am Saturday, 24 October 2020.

Line of severe thunderstorms persisting over western Queensland

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Normanton, Hughenden, Richmond, Croydon, Corfield and Stamford.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Channel Country district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

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.