Storms Warning November 28, 2015

CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING - SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND

 

Issued at 8:51 pm Saturday, 28 November 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 has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

3cm hail has been observed near Oakey at approximately 3:50pm
Tennis ball size hail has been observed at Oakey at about 4:20pm

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.

A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for the Wide Bay and Burnett and parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast 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.

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