Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Scenic Rim and Gold Coast Council Areas.

Issued at 7:07 pm Monday, 3 February 2020.

Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 7:00 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Springbrook and Numinbah Valley. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect Little Nerang Dam by 7:30 pm and Coolangatta and Tallebudgera by 8:00 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.