Southeast QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Heavy Rain, Destructive Winds

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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Redland City and Brisbane City Council Areas.

Issued at 11:11 pm Tuesday, 26 October 2021.

Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 11:05 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Mud Island. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect southern Moreton Island and Tangalooma by 11:35 pm and Amity Point by 12:05 am.

Destructive winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* 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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