Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Maranoa and Warrego and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 1:34 am Sunday, 28 January 2024.

Heavy rainfall continues in the far southeast.

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 Emerald, Ipswich, Jimboomba, Laidley, Lowood and Mount Tamborine.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Darling Downs and Granite Belt district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Adavale Road Alert reported 63 mm of rain in the hour ending at 4:45 pm.

Caroline Crossing reported 70 mm of rain in 2 hours ending at 8:50 pm.

Mt Panorama reported 134 mm of rain in 3 hours ending at 11:27 pm.

Upper Van Dyke reported 43 mm of rain in 30 minutes ending at 11:04 pm.

Raymond reported 68 mm of rain in 2 hours ending at 11:24 pm.

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.