Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Gold Coast Council Area.

Issued at 8:56 pm Monday, 5 March 2018.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours.

Locations which may be affected include Coolangatta, Southport, Coomera, Hope Island, South Stradbroke Island and Jacobs Well.

Recent rainfall: 58mm in one hour at Flagstone 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.