Storm warning cancelled for SE Queensland

2.54PM WARNING #4: CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe), though thunderstorms with small hail should continue across southeast Queensland this afternoon.

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


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  • Golf ball size hail was reported at Indooroopilly at 2:15pm.
  • 39mm of rainfall was recorded at Toowong in 15 minutes at 2:30pm.
  • Large amounts of small hail have been reported from multiple Brisbane suburbs.

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.

WARNING SOURCE: http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDQ20038.html

2.30PM WARNING #3: A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING has been updated to include HEAVY RAINFALL and LARGE HAILSTONES, now for people in parts of the Redland, Brisbane City and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:35pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near Brisbane CBD and Enoggera.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. They are forecast to affect Aspley, Boondall and Sandgate by 3:05pm and Strathpine, Redcliffe and Brighton by 3:35pm.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones are likely.

  • Golf ball size hail was reported at Indooroopilly at 2:15pm.
  • 39mm of rainfall was recorded at Toowong in 15 minutes at 2:30pm.
  • Large amounts of small hail have been reported from multiple southern Brisbane suburbs.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:

  • Move your car under cover.
  • Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
  • 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.

The next warning is due to be issued by 3:30 pm.

WARNING SOURCE: http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDQ20038.html

2.03PM WARNING #2: A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING has been issued for LARGE HAILSTONES for people in parts of the Logan, Redland, Brisbane City and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:05pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near Archerfield.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. They are forecast to affect Brisbane CBD, Nudgee and Aspley by 2:35pm and Boondall, Sandgate and Brighton by 3:05pm.

Large hailstones are likely.

  • Large amounts of small hail have been reported from multiple southern Brisbane suburbs.

The Gold Coast has been removed from the latest 2.03PM Severe Thunderstorm Warning.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:

  • Move your car under cover.
  • 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.

The next warning is due to be issued by 3:05pm.

WARNING SOURCE: http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDQ20038.html

1.51PM WARNING #1: A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for LARGE HAILSTONES has been issued for people in the Redland and parts of the Logan, Gold Coast and Brisbane City Council Areas.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 1:55pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near Logan Village and Archerfield.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. They are forecast to affect Beenleigh, Logan City and Camp Hill by 2:25pm and Cleveland, Wynnum and Brisbane Airport by 2:55pm.

Large hailstones are likely.

  • Large amounts of small hail have been reported from multiple southern Brisbane suburbs.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:

  • Move your car under cover.
  • 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.

The next warning is due to be issued by 2:50pm.

WARNING SOURCE: http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDQ20038.html

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