Nicole Baillie took this picture of her water tank in Targinne. She said she received 160ml of rain in three hours. Photo Contributed
Nicole Baillie took this picture of her water tank in Targinne. She said she received 160ml of rain in three hours. Photo Contributed Photo Contributed

Heavy rain continues in Gladstone region

GLADSTONE had recorded 22 millimetres of rain in the hour to 4pm on Wednesday as a predicted weather system moved across the region.

Boyne Island recorded 27mm since 9am this morning while Awoonga Dam had 30mm since 9am.

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a warning for central Queensland stating thunderstorms and rain areas will develop over the rest of the afternoon and become more widespread tonight.

Damaging wind gusts of around 110km/hr are also expected with thunderstorms.

Residents are urged to remain safe.



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