Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gympie, Somerset, Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Brisbane City and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 9:45 am Friday, 25 February 2022.

FURTHER INTENSE RAINFALL EXPECTED IN TOOWOOMBA OVER THE NEXT HOUR.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 9:35 am, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Gatton, the area south of Esk and Kenilworth. These thunderstorms are slow moving. Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Toowoomba, Mount Nebo and the D'Aguilar Ranges by 10:05 am and the area south of Gympie, the area southeast of Gympie and Pomona by 10:35 am.

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

Cooran recorded 133mm in 2 hours to 6:15am.

Pomona (Hill St) recorded 106mm in the 1 hour to 7:30am.

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.