Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Redland City, Brisbane City and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 2:02 pm Tuesday, 26 December 2023.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:00 pm, a severe thunderstorm likely to produce damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding was detected near Strathpine and Kallangur. This thunderstorm is moving towards the southeast. It is forecast to affect Nudgee, Boondall and Sandgate by 2:30 pm and Ormiston, Manly and Wynnum by 3:00 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.