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Severe thunderstorm advice

for People in Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts

Tue 22:25 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning
For people in Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts.

Issued at 10:25 pm Tuesday, 17 October 2017.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in QUEENSLAND.

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

A separate Severe Weather Warning for heavy rainfall is current for areas between Bowen and Hervey Bay.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.


Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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