Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Gold Coast and parts of Scenic Rim Council Areas.

Issued at 9:48 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, Rathodowney and Jacobs Well.

81mm was recorded in the 1 hour to 9.15pm at Loder Creek (west of Southport)

45mm was recorded in the 30 minutes to 9.40pm at Coombabah (to the NW of Southport)

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.