Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 11:04 am Thursday, 3 March 2022.

Severe thunderstorms may result in heavy rainfall about parts of the Sunshine Coast.

Weather Situation: A moist and unstable airmass is promoting severe thunderstorm activity across parts of southeast Queensland.

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 Maroochydore, Noosa Heads, Caboolture, Cooroy, Imbil and Nambour.

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.