Gold Coast motorists are being urged to take it easy on the roads this mornings, with heavy rain and damaging winds continuing to wreak havoc across the city.
A number of streets across the coast have been impacted by flash flooding and debris, which is only predicted to get worse as the day goes on.
The state’s peak motoring body is reminding drivers to remember to turn on their headlights and to drive with caution and to conditions.
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While Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate is urging people to stay off the roads all together, and try and work from home today if possible.
“Please stay off the roads if you can, it’s very slippery out there and the heavy falls won’t be until late morning,” Mayor Tate said.
“If you can, please try and work from home, that’s probably the best way of doing it”.
According to the Department of Transport and Main Roads, the below streets and roads have been affected:
- Somerset Drive, Mudgeeraba – Flooding
- Hardys Road, Bonogin – Flooding
- Clagiraba Road, Clagiraba – Flooding
- Birds Road, Maudsland – Flooding
- Gold Coast Springbrook Road, Neranwood – Flooding
- Nerang Broadbeach Road, Nerang – Traffic lights out
- Binna Burra Road, Beechmont – Debris on road
- Ferny Avenue between Beach Road and Thomas Drive, Surfers Paradise – Loose roofing on a building
- West Burleigh Road Intersection with Burleigh Connection Road, Burleigh Waters – Traffic lights out
- Benowa Road Intersection Slatyer Avenue, Southport – Traffic lights out
- Gold Coast Highway, Labrador/Southport – Traffic lights out
- The Esplanade Carpark, Paradise Point – Flooded
- Paradise Point boat ramp and surrounding carpark – Flooded
- Pathway under Sovereign Island Bridge – Flooded
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