Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast District.

Issued at 10:21 am Sunday, 22 March 2020.

Isolated heavy rainfall for the north tropical coast.

Weather Situation
An upper trough and a moist unstable easterly flow will bring moderate to locally heavy rainfall to the north tropical coast today.

Warnings for Sunday 22 March

cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
North Tropical Coast and Tablelands
Widespread heavy rainfall is no longer expected to occur in QUEENSLAND. The upper trough has weakened as it approaches the north tropical coast and as such widespread heavy falls are no longer expected.
Widespread moderate 6-hourly rainfall totals of 50-100 mm are likely today with isolated heavier falls of 250 mm possible. If isolated heavy falls develop severe thunderstorm warnings will be issued as required. Rainfall rates are expected to ease further through early Monday morning.
The situation will continue to be monitored and further severe thunderstorm 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.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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