Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 7:40 pm Wednesday, 19 February 2020.

Weather Situation:
The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 7:30 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Jimboomba, Redbank Plains and Tamborine. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east to northeast. They are forecast to affect Beenleigh, Logan City and Archerfield by 8:00 pm and Cleveland, Camp Hill and Manly by 8:30 pm.
Damaging winds and large hailstones are likely.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* 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.