Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office
The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this message.
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING - SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND Issued at 9:08 pm Saturday, 20 September 2008.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe). The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
The Emergency Management Queensland advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Saturday, September 20, 2008
Good for the dams
Big storms in the Wivenhoe and Somerset area, where the Brisbane dams are.