Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Wide Bay and Burnett, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 11:02 am Tuesday, 31 May 2022.

Damaging westerly wind gusts on and near the ranges in southeastern Queensland.

Weather Situation: A vigorous westerly airstream persists over southeastern Queensland due to a deep low in the Tasman Sea.

DAMAGING WIND GUSTS with peak gusts to 90km/h are possible on and just east of the ranges in the southeast, particularly the Main Range and Scenic Rim. Damaging gusts are most likely during the day, before easing in the afternoon and then re-developing overnight Tuesday. Winds are then expected to ease later on Wednesday morning.

Saturated soils in southeastern Queensland are bringing an increased risk of gusty winds toppling trees and powerlines.

Locations which may be affected include Toowoomba, Stanthorpe, Gatton, Boonah, Esk and Laidley.

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.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.