Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Queensland Regional Office
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING - SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in parts of the
South Burnett Council Areas.
Issued at 8:24 pm Sunday, 4 December 2016.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area
over the next several hours.
Locations which may be affected include the ranges north of Jandowae.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
The next warning is due to be issued by 9:25 pm.
A more general severe thunderstorm warning is also current for parts of the Wide
Bay and Burnett and Darling Downs and Granite Belt 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 Queensland Fire
and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
The federal and state governments have announced up to $14 million will be made available to help Tasmania recover from the .
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma have been advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state.