Sunday storms to bring large hail, damaging winds

7:00 PM | THE Bureau of Meteorology has updated its severe thunderstorm warning, with storms now impacting Natural Bridge in the Gold Coast hinterland and parts of the Scenic Rim.

The bureau warns that, at 6:55pm, severe storms were detected radar south of Stanthorpe and Laravale.

These storms are moving towards the northeast and are forecast to affect Stanthorpe and Beaudesert by 7:25pm and Warwick and the area northeast of Warwick by 7:55pm. (See map below)


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A severe thunderstorm warning for damaging winds and large hailstones is current for people in parts of Logan, the Scenic Rim, Southern Downs and Gold Coast Council Areas.

The weather bureau warns these storms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones.

6:58 pm detailed severe thunderstorm warning | bom.gov.au

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:

  • Move your car under cover or away from trees.
  • Secure loose outdoor items.
  • 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.

6:35 PM | PARTS of the Gold Coast hinterland, Logan and the Scenic Rim have been included in a severe thunderstorm warning for large hail and damaging winds.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 6:25pm, severe thunderstorms were detected near Rathdowney and the McPherson Range.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the north to northeast and are forecast to affect Laravale and Kooralbyn by 6:55 pm and Beaudesert and the area between Boonah and Beaudesert by 7:25 pm. (See map below)

The weather bureau warns these storms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones.

Residents in the warning zone have been advised to move their cars under cover and away from trees, secure loose outdoor items and avoid using the telephone during the storm.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:

  • Move your car under cover or away from trees.
  • Secure loose outdoor items.
  • 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.

For life threatening emergencies phone Triple Zero000

Phone 132 500 for SES Storm and Flood Emergency assistance. Queensland Health 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84). Queensland Traffic and Travel information 13 19 40.

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