Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Southeast Coast and parts of Central Coast and Whitsundays, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:08 pm Sunday, 6 March 2022.

Severe storms over central and southeast Queensland

Weather Situation: A trough and associated dry line is combining with an upper low to aid thunderstorm development over southeast Queensland.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Gold Coast, Brisbane, Maroochydore, Gympie, Bundaberg, Coolangatta and Ipswich.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Darling Downs and Granite Belt district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* 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.