Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
CANCELLATION SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
Issued at 10:19 pm Sunday, 27 January 2013.
For people in parts of the Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Maranoa and
Warrego Forecast Districts.
At 9pm EST, the centre of ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald was located approximately
30km southeast of Chinchilla. The system was moving southeast at about 25 km/h
and is expected to contract into New South Wales on Monday.
Damaging winds have now eased across the Maranoa and Warrego district and
western parts of the Darling Downs and Granite Belt district and the Severe
Weather Warning for these areas is now CANCELLED.
A separate Severe Weather Warning REMAINS CURRENT for the Wide Bay and Burnett,
Southeast Coast and eastern parts of the Darling Downs and Granite Belt
districts for Destructive Winds, Heavy Rainfall, Abnormally High Tides and
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.
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.