Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Somerset and parts of Gympie, South Burnett, Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley, Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 6:56 pm Monday, 10 February 2020.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 6:55 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Toowoomba, Kingaroy and the area west of Kilcoy. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect Kilcoy, Jimna and Mount Kilcoy by 7:25 pm and Gatton, Borumba Dam and Elgin Vale by 7:55 pm.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is likely.

62mm was recorded in the hour to 6pm at Greenbank.

68mm was recorded in the last hour at Boat Mountain Alert, northwest of Toogoolawah.

53mm was recorded in the last hour at Toowoomba.

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.