Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gympie, Somerset, Sunshine Coast, Noosa and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 10:10 pm Tuesday, 22 February 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 10:10 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the area west of Noosa Heads, the area east of Gympie, the area southwest of Noosa Heads and Beerwah. They are forecast to affect Gympie, the area northeast of Gympie and Pomona by 10:40 pm and Jimna, Kandanga and Goomboorian by 11:10 pm.

Intense rainfall that may lead to dangerous and life-threatening flash flooding is likely.

104mm has been recorded in the last hour at Mount Wolvi Alert

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.