Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 3:07 am Friday, 13 May 2022.

Heavy rainfall continuing about southeastern Queensland coast and ranges.

Weather Situation:
An upper low moving into southeast Queensland is resulting in heavy rainfall about the southern Capricornia and northern Wide Bay and Burnett overnight. Heavy rainfall will become more widespread and is expected to extend slowly southwards through the Wide Bay and Burnett to the South East Coast district during the day.

HEAVY RAINFALL which may lead to FLASH FLOODING is occurring about the southern Capricornia and northern Wide Bay and Burnett districts and expected to extend southward over southern Wide Bay and Burnett and parts of the South East Coast and Darling Downs and Granite Belt districts during Friday. Six-hourly rainfall totals between 100mm to 160mm are possible.

Locally INTENSE RAINFALL which may lead to DANGEROUS AND LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING is possible with thunderstorms. A separate Severe Thunderstorm Warning will be issued if very dangerous thunderstorms with intense rainfall are detected.

Heavy rainfall increases the potential for landslides and debris across roads.

Various Flood Watches and Warnings are current across the area, see http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/.

Locations which may be affected include Brisbane, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Maroochydore, Gympie, Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Kingaroy, Caboolture and Gatton.

Captain Creek Alert has recorded 132mm in 6 hours to 02.25am

Mimdale Alert has recorded 125mm in 6 hours to 02.23am

Wonbah Forest Alert has recorded 119mm in 6 hours to 02.30am

Spring Creek Road Alert has recorded 117mm in 6 hours to 07:18pm Thursday

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.