Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields Forecast District.

Issued at 4:52 pm Sunday, 7 February 2021.

A heavy thunderstorm complex detected around Lochington.

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 Rolleston, Springsure, Bogantungan and Mantuan Downs.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Central West district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Lochington has recorded 35mm in just over 20 minutes.

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.