Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 12:40 pm Sunday, 9 February 2020.

Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 12:30 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Nerang, Mount Tamborine and Coomera. These thunderstorms are moving towards the southeast. They are forecast to affect Little Nerang Dam, Mudgeeraba and Hope Island by 1:00 pm and Tallebudgera, Miami and Southport by 1:30 pm.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is likely.

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.