Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gold Coast Council Area.

Issued at 1:54 pm Friday, 25 March 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 1:50 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Tallebudgera, Mudgeeraba and Murwillumbah(NSW). These thunderstorms are slow moving. They are forecast to affect Coolangatta by 2:50 pm.
Damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely.

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.