Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Queensland Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
Issued at 6:05 pm Monday, 17 October 2016.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in QUEENSLAND.
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
90km/h at Peel Island at 5:30pm.
90km/h at Dalby at 3pm.
93km/h at Wellcamp Airport at 3:30pm.
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.
If severe thunderstorms develop in the Southeast Queensland area [east of Dalby
from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe], a more detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning
will be issued to people in this area.
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.
Researchers at a Cyclone Testing Station in north Queensland have been busy creating smashed avocado, and it is not the type that goes on toast.
Parts of western and southern New South Wales are still underwater, despite rain easing across most of the state in recent weeks.
Mildura houseboat operators are moving their fleets off the Murray River to the Darling River because of rising water levels, faster flows, and increased debris.