Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING - SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND
Issued at 8:30 pm Wednesday, 17 April 2013.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Southeast Queensland area [east
of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe]. The immediate threat of severe
thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and
further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Emergency Management Queensland 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.
A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for the Southeast
Coast and parts of the Wide Bay and Burnett districts.
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 Emergency
Management Queensland would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.