Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Gold Coast and parts of Cherbourg, Logan, Scenic Rim, South Burnett, Redland City and Brisbane City Council Areas.

Issued at 5:06 pm Thursday, 30 September 2021.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 5:00 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Logan City, Tingalpa Reservoir and the area south of Lake Boondooma. These thunderstorms are moving towards the southeast. They are forecast to affect Beenleigh, the area northwest of Kingaroy and Proston by 5:30 pm and Kingaroy, Jacobs Well and Wondai by 6:00 pm.

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

2cm hail observed at Chapel Hill around 4:35pm

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.