Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 4:41 pm Tuesday, 12 February 2019.

Potential severe thunderstorms near Woodford and Kilcoy.

Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 4:30 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the area west of Kilcoy and Mount Beerwah. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east to northeast. They are forecast to affect Mount Kilcoy and the area north of Woodford by 5:05 pm and the area southwest of Caloundra, Beerwah and Crohamhurst by 5:35 pm.

Damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding 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.
* 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.