Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Cherbourg, Ipswich, Logan, Redland City, Brisbane City and parts of Gympie, Somerset, Scenic Rim, South Burnett, Lockyer Valley, Gold Coast and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 7:02 pm Tuesday, 13 February 2018.

Weather Situation:
The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 7:05 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the area northeast of Kingaroy, Cherbourg and Tamborine. These thunderstorms are moving towards the north to northeast. They are forecast to affect Ipswich, Beenleigh, Logan City and Laidley by 7:35 pm and Brisbane CBD, Cleveland and Mount Nebo by 8:05 pm.

Damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely.

Large is possible south of Mulgowie, and extending north through Amberly and Marburg.

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.