According to the Bureau of Meteorology website, there is a very high chance of rain headed for South Burnett.
According to the Bureau of Meteorology website, there is a very high chance of rain headed for South Burnett. Colm O'Shiel

Wet weekend ahead for South Burnett

IT LOOKS like South Burnett residents are in for a wet weekend.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology website, there is a very high chance of rain on Friday December 14.

The weather site has advised there is a 90 per cent chance of rain and a possible rainfall of 30-50mm.

This will continue into the weekend with an 80 per cent chance of rain on Saturday December 15.

A chance of an afternoon thunderstorm has been predicted on both days.

There are simple things you can do to minimise the impact of storms on your home and surrounding property.

Queensland's State Emergency Service encourages residents to be prepared before, during and after a storm.

  • Stay inside and well clear of windows, doors and skylights.
  • Avoid using electrical appliances.
  • If outdoors, seek immediate shelter in a solid, enclosed space.
  • Stay clear of fallen power lines, trees, damaged buildings and waterways.

For emergency help in storms or floods, call the SES on 132 500.

For life-threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.

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