There's now a warning of dangerous storm cells for people in parts of Gympie, Somerset, Western Downs and South Burnett areas.
They are bringing with them destructive winds and large hailstones.
One of the storms northeast of Kingaroy is expected to continue its northeast track towards Gympie.
Another developing thunderstorm northeast of Chinchilla is also expected to intensify further as it moves towards Cherboug and Gayndah.
Very large hail is expected within the core of these cells.
Tennis ball size hail (up to 7cm) was reported at Kumbia around midday.
A more general severe thunderstorm warning is also current for Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast districts.
For the latest storm updates visit the Bureau of Meteorology webpage at http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/
A severe storm has dumped tennis-ball sized hail near Kingaroy in the South Burnett.
The dangerous storm system is affecting communities north and south of the inland town as it heads towards the coast.
The Bureau of Meteorology says that hail up to seven centimetres in diameter had been reported.
A second severe storm is also affecting Chinchilla, about 170km west of Kingaroy.
The bureau says both systems are generating destructive winds and is warning people in the area to take cover.