Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Ipswich, Logan, Gold Coast, Redland City, Brisbane City and parts of Gympie, Somerset, Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 6:06 pm Tuesday, 23 February 2021.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 6:00 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the ranges between Gympie and Murgon. They are forecast to affect the area north of Gympie by 6:30pm. Large hailstones, damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely with these storms.

Other severe thunderstorms were located near Laidley, Jimboomba, and Springbrook. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east to northeast. They are forecast to affect Ipswich, Coolangatta, Beenleigh and Logan City by 6:30 pm and Upper Brookfield, Lowood and Fernvale by 7:00 pm. Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely with these storms.

51mm in the 60 minutes to 5pm at Maroon Dam.

2-3cm hail at Greenmount (south of Toowoomba).

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.