Weather

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for QLD

18 January 2020 07:06 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland

for Logan, Scenic Rim, Gold Coast and Redland City Council Areas.

Issued at 7:06 am Saturday, 18 January 2020.

Rainfall rates have eased in southeast Queensland

Weather Situation

cancellation severe thunderstorm warning - southeast queensland for the following areas:
Logan, Scenic Rim, Gold Coast and Redland City
Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe). The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
95mm observed in 1 hour at Carrara
145mm observed in 2 hours at Monterey Keys

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.