Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of the
Somerset,
Sunshine Coast and
Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 4:27 pm Sunday, 6 August 2017.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 4:25 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Lake Somerset. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect Caboolture, Mount Mee and Wamuran by 4:55 pm and possibly Bribie Island and Beerburrum by 5:25 pm.

Damaging winds and large hailstones are likely.

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