Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Ipswich, Logan, Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Brisbane City, Moreton Bay and parts of Somerset, Southern Downs, Western Downs, Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Redland City and Sunshine Coast Council Areas.

Issued at 4:13 pm Friday, 15 March 2019.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 4:05 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Strathpine and Woodford. Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Caboolture, Brighton and Beachmere by 4:35 pm and Brisbane CBD, Redcliffe and Mount Beerwah by 5:05 pm.

Other severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Warwick, Boonah, Beaudesert, the area south of the NSW border and the area southeast of Dalby. They are forecast to affect Toowoomba, Oakey and Haden by 4:40 pm and Laidley, the area north of Toowoomba and Crows Nest by 5:10 pm.

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

Mulgowie has recorded 62mm in 30 minutes.

85mm has been recorded in 60 minutes at Kobble Creek

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.