Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Southeast Coast Forecast District.

Issued at 10:51 am Sunday, 9 February 2020.

Weather Situation:
Very moist and unstable conditions are likely to cause severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall along southeast coastal areas.

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 Gold Coast, Brisbane, Caboolture, Coolangatta, Moreton Island, Cleveland, Jimboomba, Mount Tamborine and Redcliffe.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.