Damaging winds, hail in severe storm warning for Gympie
DAMAGING winds, large hail and flash flooding could be headed Gympie’s way with the region under a severe storm warning.
The Bureau of Meteorology’s latest warning says the storms could be felt throughout the region over the next few hours.
“QFES 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; seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees; avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm; and beware of fallen trees and powerlines,” the BoM’s warning says.
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The next warning is expected at 7pm.
“If severe thunderstorms develop in the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe), a more detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning will be issued to people in this area.”