Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Southeast Coast Forecast District.

Issued at 2:15 pm Thursday, 31 March 2022.

Damaging wind gusts possible about the Border Ranges this evening and Friday morning.

Weather Situation:
A deepening low pressure system in the Tasman Sea is slowly moving south while a strong high pressure system remains dominant over the Great Australian Bight. The combination of these two systems will strengthen southerly winds across the Border Ranges overnight.

Damaging wind gusts in excess of 90km/h are possible around the Border Ranges, developing this evening and continuing until Friday morning.

Locations which may be affected include Springbrook and the Numinbah Valley.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.