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Storm warning issued for Herbert and Lower Burdekin

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS

For people in parts of Herbert and Lower Burdekin Forecast District.

Issued at 5:50 pm Monday, 26 October 2020.

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Mingela, Woodstock and Clare.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Central Coast and Whitsundays and Capricornia districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

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 8:50 pm.