Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 3:49 pm Friday, 18 February 2022.
Severe thunderstorms possible over the Scenic Rim and southeastern Darling Downs.

Weather Situation: A surface trough is combining with an upper trough to support thunderstorm development over southeastern parts of the state.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Boonah, Beaudesert, Jimboomba, Mount Tamborine and Springbrook.

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.