DOWNPOUR: The Bureau of Meteorology have issued a severe storm warning and possible flashing flooding for the South Burnett region.
DOWNPOUR: The Bureau of Meteorology have issued a severe storm warning and possible flashing flooding for the South Burnett region. Adam Hourigan

Week of wet weather and thunderstorms ahead

UMBRELLAS will make a rare appearance in the South Burnett this week with widespread rainfall forecast.

Thunderstorms are expected today and rain should drench the South Burnett throughout the rest of the week.

Thursday will see the most substantial rainfall with a forecast of 20-40mm and possible thunderstorms.

The South Burnett could receive close to 150mm by the end of the week.

The wet weather started last night at Boondooma, and riders at Manar Park woke up this morning to see wet grass and mud after 30mm of rain.

Kingaroy residents reported rainfall between 2-4mm overnight.