Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of the
Scenic Rim and
Gold Coast Council Areas.

Issued at 2:31 pm Monday, 20 March 2017.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours.

Locations which may be affected include Rathdowney, Maroon Dam, Numinbah Valley, Little Nerang Dam, Laravale and Kooralbyn.

Rainfall up to 60mm in an hour has been recorded near the southern border ranges this afternoon.

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.