Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Scenic Rim and Gold Coast Council Areas.

Issued at 12:39 am Tuesday, 29 March 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 12:15 am, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Mudgeeraba, Southport and Numinbah Valley. These thunderstorms are slow moving. They are forecast to affect Coolangatta, Springbrook and Nerang by 12:45 am.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is likely.

131.6mm of rain was observed in the 2 hours to 11.42pm at Gold Coast Seaway.

115mm of rain was observed in the 2 hours to 11.59pm at Evandale.

114mm of rain was observed in the 2 hours up to 11.45pm at Biggera.

103mm of rain was observed in the 2 hours to 11.49pm at Loder Creek.

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.