Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gulf Country and Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders Forecast Districts.

Issued at 1:03 am Saturday, 24 October 2020.

Line of severe thunderstorms persisting over northwestern 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, Croydon, Karumba, Blackbull Siding, Iffley and Cloney's Creek.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the North West, Central West and Maranoa and Warrego districts and the warning for these districts 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.