Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Ipswich, Somerset, Scenic Rim and Lockyer Valley Council Areas.

Issued at 6:27 pm Tuesday, 1 February 2022.

A severe storm is impacting the Ipswich region.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 6:20 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar. Thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. They are forecast to affect the area south of Amberley by 6:50 pm and Ipswich, Rosewood and Marburg by 7:20 pm.

Damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely.

Rathdowney recorded 52mm in the hour between 4-5pm.

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.