Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West and Maranoa and Warrego Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:00 pm Thursday, 31 October 2019.

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Charters Towers, Isisford, Barcaldine, Tambo, Blackall, Pentland, Jericho, Natal Downs and Aberfoyle.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Channel Country district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.