Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Moreton Bay and parts of Somerset, Lockyer Valley and Brisbane City Council Areas.

Issued at 8:20 am Saturday, 26 February 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 8:20 am, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Beachmere, Bribie Island and southern Lake Wivenhoe. These thunderstorms are slow moving. Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Redcliffe, Caboolture and the area south of Esk by 8:50 am and Strathpine, Brighton and northern Moreton Bay by 9:20 am.

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

Heavy rainfall increases the potential for landslides and debris across roads.

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.