Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 3:11 pm Tuesday, 17 November 2020.

Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 3:10 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Mount Tamborine. These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. They are forecast to affect Coomera, Hope Island, South Stradbroke Island and Jacobs Well by 3:40 pm and mouth of the Logan River by 4:10 pm.

Damaging winds, large hailstones 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.