Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gympie and Noosa Council Areas.

Issued at 6:16 pm Sunday, 27 October 2019.

Intensifying storm with giant hail and damaging winds moving to the south of Gympie

Weather Situation:
The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 6:15 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the area south of Gympie and Amamoor. These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. They are forecast to possibly affect Gympie and the area east of Gympie by 6:50 pm.

Damaging winds and large, possibly giant hailstones are likely.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* 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.