Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 3:03 pm Saturday, 7 November 2020.

Severe thunderstorms developing in the Central Highlands and Coalfields.

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce large hailstones, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Emerald, Clermont, Blackwater, Moranbah, Springsure, Capella, Dysart, Alpha and Dingo.

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.