Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 1:40 pm Sunday, 25 October 2020.
Severe storms ongoing in central and southeastern Queensland.

Weather Situation:
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce large hailstones, 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 Warwick, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Brisbane, Dalby, Maroochydore, Gympie, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Emerald, Rockhampton, Clermont, Mackay, Kingaroy, Coolangatta and Ipswich.

Hail between 2 and 5 cm and damaging winds reported from southwest Brisbane.

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.