Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast District.

Issued at 12:53 pm Monday, 8 February 2021.
Heavy rainfall over the Atherton Tablelands

Weather Situation: Slow moving thunderstorms bringing heavy rainfall to the Atherton Tablelands

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Mareeba, Atherton, Millaa Millaa, Ravenshoe, Julatten and Mount Garnet.
Malanda 55mm in 30min to 12:50pm

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* 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.