Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 1:26 am Sunday, 28 January 2024.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 1:20 am, severe thunderstorms likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding were detected near Boonah and the area between Boonah and Beaudesert. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect Laravale, Peak Crossing and Mulgowie by 1:50 am and Beaudesert, Grandchester and Rosewood by 2:20 am.

Upper tenthill Alert recorded 47 mm in 30 minutes to 1:23 am.

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.