Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Channel Country, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.

Issued at 11:03 pm Tuesday, 1 February 2022.

Heavy rainfall with embedded thunderstorms across southwest and southern Queensland.

Weather Situation: A trough extends from a low embedded in the monsoon trough over northern Western Australia southwards into northern South Australia and southwestern Queensland. Convergence in an environment with significant tropical moisture will lead to widespread heavy rainfall with embedded thunderstorms.

HEAVY RAINFALL which may lead to flash flooding is forecast to continue over southwest Queensland tonight and extend eastward across the southern interior during Wednesday.

Six-hourly rainfall totals between 40-70 mm are likely. Isolated 24 hour rainfall totals in excess of 150mm are possible.

Severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are also possible in the warning area.

Locations which may be affected include Thargomindah, Cunnamulla, Quilpie, Bollon, Eromanga and Ballera.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* 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.