Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 2:06 pm Monday, 15 January 2024.

Heavy rainfall developing across parts of the South East Coast.

Weather Situation: Persistent showers and thunderstorms have developed along a southeasterly surge along parts of the South East Coast, resulting in a risk of heavy rainfall.
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 Jimboomba.

Goolman recorded 45mm in 30 min to 1:59pm.

Emergency services advise people to:
* Park your car undercover away from trees.
* Close doors and windows.
* Keep asthma medications close by. Storms and wind can trigger asthma attacks.
* Charge mobile phones and power banks in case the power goes out.
* Put your pets somewhere safe and make sure they can be identified in case they get lost.
* Do not drive now unless you have to because conditions are dangerous.
* Tell friends, family and neighbours in the area.
* Go inside a strong building now. Stay inside until the storm has passed.