WARNING: Impacted residents are warned to secure lose items, move cars undercover and seek shelter.
WARNING: Impacted residents are warned to secure lose items, move cars undercover and seek shelter. Peter Carruthers

Storms predicted for second day in a row

FOR THE second day in a row, severe thunderstorms are being predicted to impact the Darling Downs over the coming hours.

The Bureau of Meterology issued the warning at 1pm for areas including Dalby, Kingaroy, Esk, Injune, Gayndah, Kilcoy, Nanango and Tara.

Dalby residents are warned severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstonesover the next several hours.

Severe thunderstorm warning issued as of 1pm.
Severe thunderstorm warning issued as of 1pm. Bureau of Meterology

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:

Move your car under cover or away from trees.

Secure loose outdoor items.

Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.

Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.

Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.

For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

The next warning is due to be issued by 4:00 pm.


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