Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Darling Downs and Granite Belt and parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia, Wide Bay and Burnett and Maranoa and Warrego Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:40 pm Thursday, 24 February 2022.

Severe Thunderstorms continue over southern inland areas.

Weather Situation: Severe thunderstorms continue to form in very moist air to the east of a low pressure system over southern inland Queensland with a gradual eastward movement of the threat area.

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 Dalby, Roma, St George, Goondiwindi, Mungindi and Tara.

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

Over the past 2 hours Bengalla rain gauge east of Goondiwindi recorded 54 mm of rain.

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.