Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Logan and parts of Ipswich, Somerset, Scenic Rim, Western Downs, South Burnett, Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley, Gold Coast, Redland City and Brisbane City Council Areas.

Issued at 5:14 pm Monday, 10 February 2020.

Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 5:15 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Mt Mowbullan and Bundamba Lagoon. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east to southeast. They are forecast to affect Pittsworth by 5:45 pm and Beenleigh, Logan City, Crows Nest, and Toowoomba by 6:15 pm.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding, large hailstones and damaging winds are likely.

85mm was recorded in the hour to 4pm at Greys Plains Road Alert, south of Laidley.

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.