Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 1:50 pm Thursday, 22 October 2020.
Severe thunderstorms are present and expected continue to develop over parts of the south east and central Queensland

Weather Situation:
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours.
Locations which may be affected include Roma, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, Biloela and Gin Gin.
122km/h at Roma at 1:39pm

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.