Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:08 pm Monday, 18 January 2021.

Heavy and slow-moving thunderstorms across the southeast.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Brisbane, Kingaroy, Caboolture, Ipswich, Cleveland, Cherbourg, Jimboomba, Kilcoy, Mount Tamborine, Nambour, Nanango and Redcliffe.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Darling Downs and Granite Belt district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

53mm was recorded at Palen Creek in 1 hour to 3:15pm

47mm was recorded at Mulgowie in 30 minutes to 3:35pm

67mm was recorded at Foxley in 1 hour to 4:20pm

60mm was recorded at Harpers Crossing (SW of Boonah) in 1 hour to 4:25pm

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.