Gold Coast, Qld bracing for heavy rain, potential flooding

Much of Queensland remains on flood watch this morning, as the state braces for torrential downpours over the coming days.

The Bureau is forecasting up to 70 millimetres of rain tomorrow and another 35 millimetres on Wednesday.

It warns that localised flooding is possible for Gold Coast Rivers and Creeks already saturated from the recent rain.


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A Minor Flood Warning is already in place for the Logan River with concerns that could worsen over the next couple of days.

The Bureau’s latest advice is below.

“A lingering trough over Queensland will bring further showers and thunderstorms to most areas of Queensland over the next few days.

“Catchments across the Flood Watch area are saturated following recent rainfall.

“Localised flooding as a result of isolated thunderstorms remains a risk throughout the period.

“Widespread minor flooding is likely across the flood watch area over the next few days, with isolated moderate flooding possible.

“Flood Warnings are current for many catchments across southern Queensland with renewed river and creek level rises likely where heavy rainfall is recorded,” the advice reads.

This is the forecast for the Gold Coast this week.