Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 6:59 pm Saturday, 18 May 2024.

Severe thunderstorms about the Southeast Coast.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 6:55 pm, severe thunderstorms likely to produce large hailstones and damaging winds were detected near Amity Point. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east to northeast. They are forecast to affect Point Lookout, southern Moreton Island and waters off North Stradbroke Island by 7:25 pm and Mount Cotton and Victoria Point by 7:55 pm.

Emergency services advise people to:
* Park your car undercover away from trees.
* Close doors and windows.
* Keep asthma medications close by. Storms and wind can trigger asthma attacks.
* Charge mobile phones and power banks in case the power goes out.
* Put your pets somewhere safe and make sure they can be identified in case they get lost.
* Do not drive now unless you have to because conditions are dangerous.
* Tell friends, family and neighbours in the area.
* Go inside a strong building now. Stay inside until the storm has passed.