Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gold Coast and Redland City Council Areas.

Issued at 12:06 pm Thursday, 27 February 2020.

Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 12:00 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Hope Island, South Stradbroke Island and Coomera. These thunderstorms are slow moving. They are forecast to affect Jacobs Well by 1:00 pm.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is likely.

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.