WARNING: Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall in the South Burnett region.
WARNING: Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall in the South Burnett region. Bureau of Meteorology

Severe thunderstorm warning for parts of South Burnett

DAMAGING winds and heavy rainfall is bound for the South Burnett.

The Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Kingaroy, Yarraman and Cherbourg at 4.39pm this afternoon.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises people should move their car under cover or away from trees, secure loose outdoor items avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm and beware of fallen trees and powerlines.

Residents are advised to never drive, walk or ride through flood waters and seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.

The next warning will be issued at 7.40pm.

South Burnett

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South Burnett's finest honoured for dedication

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