Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Queensland Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
Issued at 2:35 am Friday, 20 January 2017.
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.
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.
About 33,000 properties are without power in South Australia, with Adelaide being the hardest hit, after a storm front crossed the state last night.
Severe weather predicted for Tasmania's north and east today has prompted a public warning from emergency services.
Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.