Hail hits Maryborough during storm

Storm clouds brewing over Maryborough as locals report thunder and lightning.
Storm clouds brewing over Maryborough as locals report thunder and lightning. Robyne Cuerel

UPDATE: There have been reports of hail during a storm that hit Maryborough.

The Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe weather warning for the Wide Bay-Burnett region about 1pm, with the release stating that slow-moving storms might produce small amounts of hail, which could cause drainage problems and dangerous road conditions.

The warning advised people to move their cars under cover and seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.

 An update on the warning will be issued by the bureau at 4.15pm.

EARLIER: Sudden thunderstorms rolling across the Fraser Coast won't last, with fine conditions set for Thursday.

"We're seeing thunderstorms as far north as Bundaberg and then right down to the NSW boarder so they're quite wide spread," meteorologist Guy Dixon of Weatherzone said.

"Just south of Maryborough received the most rainfall with 11mm, according to an hourly rainfall total between 1pm and 2pm."

Storms are likely to end between 4pm and 7pm on Wednesday night, with conditions set to ease on Thursday.

"Tomorrow should bring generally clear and sunny conditions with temperatures around 23 degrees across the Fraser Coast," Mr Dixon said.

A severe storm warning has been issued for the Western Downs.
A severe storm warning has been issued for the Western Downs. Stacey Sokoll

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