Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 4:34 pm Friday, 18 February 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 4:30 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Bundamba Lagoon, Greenbank, the area south of the NSW border, Mount Tamborine and Peak Crossing. These thunderstorms are moving towards the north. They are forecast to affect Jimboomba, Redbank Plains and Wacol by 5:00 pm and Ipswich, Coolangatta and Archerfield by 5:30 pm.
Damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely.

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.