Thunderstorm Warnings Cancelled for Saturday January 21



Issued at 8:25 pm Saturday, 21 January 2017.

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.

51mm was recorded near Lake Wivenhoe in the 30 minutes to 2:15pm.
71mm was recorded west of Kilcoy in the hour to 3:45pm.
85mm was recorded west of Kilcoy in the two hours to 4pm.

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 or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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