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Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office

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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING - SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND

Issued at 6:28 pm Friday, 1 May 2015.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Southeast Queensland area [east
of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe]. The immediate threat of severe
thunderstorms producing very heavy localised rainfall has passed, but the
situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if
necessary.

However, a general Severe Weather Warning remains current for DAMAGING WINDS,
HEAVY RAINFALL, ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES and DANGEROUS SURF for people in the Wide
Bay and Burnett, Southeast Coast and parts of the Darling Downs and Granite Belt
Forecast Districts.



Queensland Fire and Emergency Services 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 Queensland Fire
and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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