Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Southeast Coast and parts of Wide Bay and Burnett and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.

Issued at 6:53 pm Tuesday, 13 February 2018.

Weather Situation:
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Gold Coast, Brisbane, Gympie, Moreton Bay and islands, Kingaroy and Caboolture.

Golfball size hail and a 113km/h wind gust was reported at Oakey around 5pm.

83km/h wind gust was reported at Wellcamp Airport at 4:40pm.

2cm hail and winds up to 100km/h was reported south of Rathdowney 6:10pm.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* 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.