Severe thunderstorms due for southern Qld

4:15 PM SEVERE thunderstorms with likely damaging winds and large hailstones have been spotted on the radar near the NSW border and are moving north. 

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a warning for people in parts of the Scenic Rim and Southern Downs. 

They are forecast to affect Killarney, Mount Barney and Maroon Dam by 5:00 pm.

A more general severe thunderstorm warning is also current for parts of the Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast districts.

 Locations which may be affected include Warwick, Toowoomba, Stanthorpe, Allora and Clifton. 

EARLIER: A SEVERE thunderstorm producing damaging winds and large hailstones is moving north across the Darling Downs towards Toowoomba.

The Bureau of Meteorology issued a weather warning at 3.05pm.

It warns that a severe thunderstorm was detected on the radar at Maryvale.

"Damaging winds and large hailstones are likely."

 


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