Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Scenic Rim Council Area.

Issued at 3:53 pm Tuesday, 24 November 2020.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 3:50 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Moogerah and Moogerah Dam. These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. They are forecast to affect Boonah and Kooralbyn by 4:20 pm and the area between Boonah and Beaudesert and Aratula by 4:50 pm.

Damaging 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.