WARNING: Severe storms heading for parts of Darling Downs

UPDATE: The Bureau of Meteorology has detected severe thunderstorms on the weather radar near the area north of Dalby, Rosewood, Jimbour and the New South Wales border.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the east to northeast.

The Bureau of Meteorology has detected severe thunderstorms in the Darling Downs, Western Downs and Southern Downs.
The Bureau of Meteorology has detected severe thunderstorms in the Darling Downs, Western Downs and Southern Downs. BoM

They are forecast to affect the area northeast of Dalby, Amberley, Marburg, Bell and the area south of Amberley by 4:35 pm and Ipswich, Mt Mowbullan, Mount Barney, the area west of Warwick and the area east of Dalby by 5:05 pm.

Damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones are likely.

The next warning will be issued at 5.15pm.

EARLIER: THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of the Darling Downs.

Storms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall leading to flash flooding and large hailstones over the next several hours.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of the Darling Downs.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of the Darling Downs. BoM

Locations which may be affected include Dalby, Stanthorpe, Inglewood, Millmerran, Clifton, Pittsworth, Chinchilla, Miles and Tara.

The next warning is due to be issued by 5:05 pm.


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