Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Logan, Scenic Rim, Southern Downs and Gold Coast Council Areas.

Issued at 6:05 pm Wednesday, 24 February 2021.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 6:00 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Nerang, Mount Tamborine and Little Nerang Dam. These thunderstorms are moving towards the north. They are forecast to affect Canungra by 6:30 pm and Pikedale and Tamborine by 7:00 pm.
Damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely.
Worongary Creek (near Mudgeeraba) has recorded 46mm in under 30 minutes

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.