Streets flooded as heavy rain lashes the Gold Coast

A number of streets across the Gold Coast have been impacted by flash flooding as heavy rain lashes the city.

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe storm warning for the Gold Coast, with a band of thunderstorms set to bring heavy rainfall over the next hour.

The Bureau predicts the Coast could see around 70mm of rain on Wednesday.


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The downpour has already had a significant impact on our roads, with a number of reports of flooding.

  • Old Coach Road, Reedy Creek

Image of Reedy Creek Road | Supplied

  • Pacific Motorway Exit 95 on ramp in Tugun
  • Tallebudgera Connection Road, Tallebudgera
  • Benowa Road at Carrara Steet, Benowa
  • Southport Burleigh Road near Hutchinson Street, West Burleigh
  • Hardys Road, Mudgeeraba
  • Galleon Way, Currumbin


Image Galleon Way | Supplied

  • Central Drive, Burleigh Heads

A number of traffic lights are also out around Tweed Heads and Banora Point.

  • Minjungbal Drive at Dry Dock Road, Tweed Heads South
  • Sexton Hill Dr at Darlington Dr, Banora Point
  • Leisure Dr at Eucalyptus Dr, Banora Point

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