QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Heavy Rain

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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast District.

Issued at 9:01 am Tuesday, 6 April 2021.

Heavy rainfall over the Granite Belt

Weather Situation: Slow-moving rain areas with embedded thunderstorms are occurring over the Granite Belt with the influence of an upper trough to the west.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Stanthorpe.

Ballandean Hill has recorded 60mm in 2 hours to 8:55am

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* 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.


 

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