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UPDATE | Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland

For people in Cherbourg, Ipswich, Gympie, Logan, Somerset, Scenic Rim, Southern Downs, Western Downs, South Burnett, Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley, Gold Coast, Redland City, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Brisbane City and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 12:49 am Friday, 7 February 2020.

Rainfall rates have remained only moderate over the Sunshine Coast area in the past few hours.

Weather Situation:

Bands of moderately heavy showers are continuing over coastal parts of southeast Queensland, however rainfall rates associated with this activity have decreased to the 20 to 30 mm per hour range in the past few hours. There remains some potential for the redevelopment of more intense bursts of rainfall over coast and adjacent inland in the next few hours, and further detailed warnings will be issued as necessary.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for parts of the Southeast Coast district.

UPDATE | Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning
For people in Southeast Coast Forecast District.

Issued at 1:37 am Friday, 7 February 2020.

Widespread showers continuing over southeast Queensland, but rainfall rates have eased.

Weather Situation:

Bands of moderately heavy showers are continuing over coastal parts of southeast Queensland, however rainfall rates associated with this activity have decreased to the 20 to 40 mm per hour range in the past several hours, with no areas of more intense rainfall observed.

There remains some potential for the redevelopment of more intense bursts of rainfall over the area in the next few hours, and warnings will be recommenced as necessary.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

If severe thunderstorms develop in the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe), a more detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning will be issued to people in this area.

EARLIER | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for heavy rainfall is current for people in parts of Southeast Coast Forecast District.

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms embedded with rain bands are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the Sunshine and Gold Coast areas over the next several hours.

Locations which may be affected include Gold Coast, Maroochydore, Coolangatta, Noosa Heads, Cleveland and Mount Tamborine.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* 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.

The next warning is due to be issued by 10:40 pm.

If severe thunderstorms develop in the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe), a more detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning will be issued to people in this area.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

EARLIER | Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland for HEAVY RAINFALL

For people in parts of Sunshine Coast, Noosa and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 8:44 pm Thursday, 6 February 2020.

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms embedded within slow moving rain bands are likely to produce localised heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the Sunshine coast and Hinterland areas over the next several hours.

Locations which may be affected include Maroochydore, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast Hinterland and areas to the southwest of Noosa Heads.

The area surrounding Yandina is continuing to record 40-60mm of rainfall per hour.

Wappa Dam recorded 93mm in the hour ending at 8pm.

 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* 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.

 

The next warning is due to be issued by 9:45 pm.