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Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office


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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

Issued at 7:06 pm Saturday, 19 March 2016.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in QUEENSLAND.

While thunderstorm activity continues in parts of the Southeast Coast, Wide Bay
and Capricornia districts, the immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has
passed. The situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be
issued if necessary.

47mm of rain fell in 30 minutes at Stewarts Bridge, near Monto.
50mm of rain fell in 30 minutes at Teddington Weir, south of Maryborough.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* 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.
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