1.00AM: THUNDERSTORMS are sweeping across the southeast ahead of a severe storm outbreak tipped for Thursday.
At 12:25am, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rainfall were forecast to affect Rosewood, Hatton Vale and Marburg by 12:55am and Ipswich, Lowood and Fernvale by 1:25am.
At 12.47am, the BoM said the immediate threat of severe thunderstorms had passed, but the situation would continue to be monitored and further warnings would be issued if necessary.
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Storms may spread into thundery rain areas over the Gold Coast tonight before potentially damaging thunderstorms develop during Thursday with between 10-30mm of rain tipped to fall.
For tips on being ready this storm season, visit cityofgoldcoast.com.au/getready
For up-to-date weather warnings, visit bom.gov.au/qld/warnings