Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 8:56 pm Thursday, 5 May 2022.

INTENSE RAINFALL with a very dangerous thunderstorm south of Ipswich.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 8:50 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Bundamba Lagoon. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Jimboomba by 9:20 pm and Tamborine by 9:50 pm.

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

Goolman Alert recorded 69mm in 30 minutes 20:42

Tenthill Alert recorded 27 mm in 15 minutes to 18:23

Grandchester Alert recorded 40 mm in 30 minutes to 19:15

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.