Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Ipswich, Logan and Scenic Rim Council Areas.

Issued at 2:09 pm Monday, 15 January 2024.

Heavy rainfall occurring with slow moving thunderstorms.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:00 pm, a severe thunderstorm likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding was detected near Bundamba Lagoon. This thunderstorm is slow moving. It is forecast to affect the area south of Amberley by 2:30 pm and Peak Crossing and Amberley 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.