READERS PHOTOS: Storm activity across Central Queensland

Photo by Rhiannon Nutsch
Photo by Rhiannon Nutsch

1.25pm: READERS have shared photos they took of the storm activity across Central Queensland yesterday.


9.40am: THE Capricorn Highway has reopened at Black Gully, 5km east of Emerald.

7.40am: MAIN Roads has issued a notice that the Capricorn Highway is closed to all vehicles at Black Gully, 5km east of Emerald.

The road closure comes after Central Queensland received heavy rainfall during thunderstorms overnight.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology, Rockhampton received 42mm overnight while Biloela received 41.6mm.

The Central Highlands area also recorded heavy rainfalls - Emerald 47.6mm, Blackwater Airport 42.6mm and Lochington 65.8mm.

Dean Hepburn posted this photo taken in Kawana (Rockhampton) on Higgins Storm Chasers Facebook page
Dean Hepburn posted this photo taken in Kawana (Rockhampton) on Higgins Storm Chasers Facebook page


Readers' rain reports:

Chantal Booth - Alton Downs 30mm in 1 hr. Hoping for lots more today please!

Alexander James - Ankle deep in my yard in spots smile emoticon the dogs and I loved it haha, need more!

Pauline Watkins - Westwood 25mls heard Kalpa had 100mls

Gloria Peckover - 49mil Wandal

Rae Rowe - 21mm between Jambin and Biloela

Jan Zurvas - Gracemere 23mls

Brenda Williamson  -32.5 Moonmera

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