Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gulf Country Forecast District.

Issued at 11:06 am Tuesday, 25 February 2020.
Ex-tropical cyclone Esther will continue to move westward through the Northern Territory with conditions gradually easing through today for northwest Queensland.

Ex-tropical cyclone Esther is over land in the Northern Territory and is moving in a westerly direction.

As Ex-tropical cyclone Esther continues to move further westwards the threat of severe weather in northwest Queensland will continue to contract towards the border.
Damaging winds, with peak gusts in excess of 90km/h, are possible today particularly with thunderstorms.

HEAVY RAINFALL which may lead to FLASH FLOODING is possible. 6 hourly rainfall total of 75 to 150mm are possible.

Locations which may be affected include Doomadgee and Westmoreland Station.
Severe weather is no longer occurring in the North West district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.