Source: Bureau of Meteorology
For people in parts of Gympie, Somerset, South Burnett, Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay Council Areas.
Issued at 7:34 pm Monday, 10 February 2020.
The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 7:30 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Kilcoy. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Lake Somerset by 8:00 pm and Kenilworth by 8:30 pm.
Other severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the area north of Nanango. They are forecast to affect the area northwest of Jimna by 8:00 pm and Borumba Dam by 8:30 pm.
Intense rainfall that may lead to dangerous and life-threatening flash flooding is likely.
102mm recorded in the past hour at Gregor Creek Alert (north of Toogoolawah)
84mm recorded in the past hour at Pohlmans Range Alert (north of Toogoolawah)
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.