Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Somerset, Western Downs, Redland City, Brisbane City and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 7:53 pm Thursday, 9 December 2021.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 7:50 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Strathpine and Somerset Dam. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect Redcliffe, Mount Mee and Lake Somerset by 8:20 pm and Caboolture, Beachmere and Wamuran by 8:50 pm.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is likely.

61mm in 1 hour at Samford Village.

41mm in 30mins recorded at Spring Mountain

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* 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.