Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Queensland Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING - SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND
Issued at 5:56 pm Wednesday, 30 September 2015.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Southeast Queensland area [east
of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe]. However, thunderstorms may continue
to generate small hail across southeast Queensland into this evening. The
immediate threat of severe thunderstorms with large hail has passed, but the
situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire
and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
Cooler weather conditions have slowed a bushfire burning through bushland on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
It is the last day of a heat spell that has baked New South Wales, and like cinema choc-tops, records continue to melt.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.