Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Scenic Rim Council Area.

Issued at 4:09 pm Wednesday, 20 October 2021.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 4:10 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Kooralbyn, Moogerah Dam, Laravale and Moogerah. These thunderstorms are moving towards the southeast. They are forecast to affect Maroon Dam by 4:40 pm and Mount Barney and Lamington National Park by 5:10 pm.

Damaging winds and large hailstones are likely.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* 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.