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Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office


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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

Issued at 7:08 am Sunday, 22 May 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.

Cooktown Airport recorded 161 mm in the 6 hours to 4 am.

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.
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