Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Peninsula, Gulf Country and Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:57 pm Friday, 11 January 2019.
Severe thunderstorms are occurring across the northern interior and the Gulf Country

Weather Situation: Thunderstorms should merge into a larger complex later this afternoon and evening across the eastern Gulf Country

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Croydon, Blackbull Siding and Iffley.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* 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.