Severe Thunderstorm Warning cancelled

10.15PM: THE Gold Coast could still see a gusty shower tonight as remnants of a thunderstorm move out to sea.

Earlier on Wednesday night, a severe storm front brought damaging winds to towns west of the Gold Coast.

But the weather subsided as it edged closer towards the coast and no longer poses a threat.


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At 10.10pm, a line of gusty showers roughly 40km west of Nerang appeared to be weakening as it moved east.

A brief heavy shower is still possible on the Gold Coast as the system contracts offshore within the hour.

9.54PM: CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING – SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND. 

The Bureau of Meteorology advises the immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

8.54PM: (Detailed) SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for DAMAGING WIND for people in parts of the Scenic Rim, Southern Downs, Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley (pictured above).

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 8:50pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near the area northwest of Warwick and the area north of Warwick.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the east and are forecast to affect the area northeast of Warwick, Felton and Pittsworth by 9:20pm and the area southwest of Toowoomba, Cunninghams Gap and Cambooya by 9:50pm.

Damaging winds are likely.

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.

For tips on being ready this storm season visit cityofgoldcoast.com.au/getready

The next (detailed) warning is due to be issued by 9:55pm. For updates, visit the Bureau of Meteorology website.

8.51PM: (General) SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for DAMAGING WIND and LARGE HAILSTONES for people in parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West, Wide Bay and Burnett, Maranoa and Warrego, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds over the next several hours in parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Wide Bay and Burnett, Maranoa and Warrego, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast districts.

Locations which may be affected include Warwick, Toowoomba, Dalby, Roma, Stanthorpe, Boonah, Oakey, Taroom, Injune, Jondaryan, Chinchilla and Miles.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones over the next several hours in parts of the Central West district.

Locations which may be affected include Longreach, Barcaldine, Evesham Station, Ilfracombe, Aramac and Muttaburra.

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.

For tips on being ready this storm season visit cityofgoldcoast.com.au/getready

The next (general) warning is due to be issued by 11:55pm. For updates, visit the Bureau of Meteorology website.

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