Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 10:43 pm Wednesday, 17 February 2021.
Persistent heavy rainfall with embedded thunderstorms in onshore flow.

Weather Situation:
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 Innisfail and Tully.
South Mission Beach 82mm in 1 hr and 122mm in 2 hours

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.