Kumbia storm: school hit, parents collecting children

KUMBIA State school has been damaged by hail and staff are asking parents to collect their children.

Tennis-ball sized hail, 6-7cm in diameter, has been reported.

"Our school has been hit by a terrific hailstorm, but all the children are safe," Katrina O'Shannessy-Quirke said.

"There is significant damage in the 2/3/4 and 4/5/6 rooms.

"Could you please come and collect your children, if possible."

Reports are rolling in of extensive damage throughout Kumbia after a severe storm rolled through today.

A second severe thunderstorm has also developed near Chinchilla and is tracking northeast.

South Burnett

Brunswick Valley Woodchop mobile office unveiled at markets

Brunswick Valley Woodchop mobile office unveiled at markets

Brunswick Valley Woodchop has unveiled their new mobile office

Funding for more street lighting

Funding for more street lighting

Byron Bay set to shine with new, safer street lighting

Booyong Bridge officially opened

Booyong Bridge officially opened

Residents rejoice at new bridge

Local Partners