Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North West and Channel Country Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:11 pm Saturday, 22 January 2022.

Large slow moving thunderstorms are situated southwest of Mt Isa

Weather Situation: A very humid airmass over western Queensland is leading to large slow moving thunderstorms near the NT border this afternoon.

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 Dajarra, Urandangi and Duchess.

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.