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Severe storm warning current for Downs and Wide Bay

[6:00pm]   A severe thunderstorm warning for damaging wind, heavy rain and large hailstones is current for parts of the Wide Bay and Burnett and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.   

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours.  

Locations which may be affected include Bundaberg and Childers.   

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Southeast Coast district and the warning for this district has been cancelled.

 

 

A storm warning issued at 2.15pm.
A storm warning issued at 2.15pm.

[2:41 PM]

A SEVERE thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of the Darling Downs and areas west and south-west of Toowoomba.

The Bureau of Meteorology warning was issued at 2.15pm.

Severe thunderstorms were detected between Inglewood and Warwick, and near the area south of Blackbutt.

The storms are moving towards the north to north-east.

They are forecast to affect Blackbutt and Yarraman by 2.45 pm and Leyburn and the area east of Nanango by 3.15pm.

Damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones are likely.

The next warning is due to be issued by 3.10pm.

A more general severe thunderstorm warning is also current for parts of the Wide Bay and Burnett, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast districts.

Topics:  bureau of meteorology darling downs storms toowoomba



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