Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning of a possible severe thunderstorm heading to our towns later this afternoon.

The Bureau says the storm is likely to hit areas such as Maranoa, Warrego, Darling Downs, Granite Belt, including Goondiwindi and the Central West, as well as Coalfields and Capricornia

At 2pm, the thunderstorm was detected near Oaky and Jimna, heading over to Toowoomba

The Bureau has issued warnings of damaging winds, heavy rainfall, flooding and large hailstones. Queensland Fire and Emergency advises people to move cars away from trees and to beware of fallen powerlines.

The next warning is will be issued at 5pm from the Bureau. For more information, call 1300 659 219 or go onto www.bom.gov.au

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