Southeast QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Large Hail, Heavy Rain

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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Logan, Gold Coast and parts of Ipswich and Scenic Rim Council Areas.

Issued at 3:19 pm Monday, 18 October 2021.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 3:05 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the area between Boonah and Beaudesert, Bundamba Lagoon and Canungra. These thunderstorms are moving towards the south to southeast. They are forecast to affect Beaudesert, Greenbank and Redbank Plains by 3:35 pm and Coolangatta, Tamborine and Logan Village by 4:05 pm.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is the main hazard with these storms. Marginally large hail is also possible.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover.
* 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.




 

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