Severe Storm Warning

Severe thunderstorm warning cancelled for south east Qld

UDPATE @ 10.50AM | A SEVERE thunderstorm warning for the south east has now been cancelled.

The Bureau of Meteorology said storms are no longer affecting the region and the threat of further activity has passed.

However, there is still a large amount of rain hanging over Brisbane and Logan and it is slowly moving south towards the Gold Coast.


UDPATE @ 9.50AM | THE Bureau of Meteorology has said the threat from severe thunderstorms has “temporarily eased” across south east Queensland.

However, it warns the redevelopment of severe thunderstorms remains possible.

“The situation is being closely monitored and further detailed warnings will be issued as necessary,” BOM said in a statement.

Up to 60mm of rain has fallen in some parts of the south east in the last couple of hours.

EARLIER @ 9.00AM | A SEVERE thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of south east Queensland.

The Bureau of Meteorology issued the warning at 9.00am for people in Brisbane City and parts of Ipswich, Logan, Redland City and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

“Severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Brisbane CBD and Strathpine,” the warning reads.

“These thunderstorms are slow moving.

“They are forecast to affect Slacks Creek, Tingalpa Reservoir and Manly by 9:25 am and Logan City and Greenbank by 9:55 am.”

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is likely for the area.

Up to 45mm of rain has already fallen in Redcliffe in the last hour alone.

IMAGE | Bureau of Meteorology

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