Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Ipswich, Logan, Scenic Rim, Gold Coast and Brisbane City Council Areas.

Issued at 3:18 am Saturday, 25 January 2020.

Near-stationary thunderstorms developing with heavy rainfall likely.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 3:15 am, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Ipswich and Bundamba, Lamington National Park and the area south of Canungra. These thunderstorms are slow moving. They are forecast to affect Bundamba Lagoon and Redbank Plains by 3:45 am and Amberley by 4:15 am.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is likely.

Bundamba has recorded 58mm of rain within the hour to 3:15am.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* 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.