Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Cherbourg and parts of Gympie and South Burnett Council Areas.

Issued at 1:23 pm Thursday, 22 October 2020.
Severe Thunderstorms north of Kingaroy heading east northeast through the Wide Bay and Burnett district

Weather Situation:
The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 1:20 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the area northwest of Murgon. These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. They are forecast to affect Murgon, Goomeri and the area north of Goomeri by 1:50 pm and Kilkivan and the area north of Kilkivan by 2:20 pm.
Damaging winds and 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.