Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Brisbane City, Moreton Bay and parts of Ipswich, Somerset and Sunshine Coast Council Areas.

Issued at 2:31 pm Sunday, 27 February 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:25 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Strathpine and Redcliffe. These thunderstorms are moving towards the west. Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Brisbane CBD, the D'Aguilar Ranges and Dayboro by 2:55 pm and southern Lake Wivenhoe, Burpengary and Beachmere by 3:25 pm.

Intense rainfall that may lead to dangerous and life-threatening flash flooding is likely.

Heavy rainfall increases the potential for landslides and debris across roads.

Broadly, 3-hourly accumulations of 120-170mm have recently been observed across Brisbane's north and west.

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.