Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Western Downs and South Burnett Council Areas.

Issued at 11:19 am Thursday, 11 October 2018.

Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 11:15 am, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Jimbour. These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Bell, Bunya Mountains and the ranges north of Jandowae by 11:45 am and the area south of Kingaroy, the area west of Kingaroy and the area southwest of Kingaroy by 12:15 pm.

Destructive winds and very large hailstones are likely.

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.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.