Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 12:55 pm Friday, 22 October 2021.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 12:50 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near South Stradbroke Island and waters off South Stradbroke Island. These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. Damaging, locally destructive winds, large, possibly giant hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely.

101mm was recorded in 1 hour at Luggage Point (Brisbane Airport) to 11:18pm

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.