Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Ipswich and parts of Logan, Somerset, Scenic Rim, Brisbane City and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 2:07 pm Wednesday, 2 February 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:05 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Fernvale, southern Lake Wivenhoe and Rosewood. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect Ipswich, Mount Nebo and the D'Aguilar Ranges by 2:20 pm and Upper Brookfield, Highvale and Samford by 2:35 pm.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is likely.

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.