Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gold Coast and Redland City Council Areas.

Issued at 12:58 pm Saturday, 15 August 2020.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 1:00 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near mouth of the Logan River. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect Russell Island by 1:30 pm.

Damaging winds 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.