Severe thunderstorm warning for region
THE Bureau of Meterology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for our region.
The warning said the thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours.
Locations which may be affected include Mackay, Proserpine, Collinsville, Sarina, Ayr and Alva Beach.
Emergency Management Queensland 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.
- Ensure your pets are safe and secure.
If you require emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.