Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 3:47 pm Sunday, 27 February 2022.

INTENSE rainfall continues around Brisbane. Heavy rainfall now occurring near and south of Pomona.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 3:40 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Sandgate, Brighton and Brisbane Airport. These thunderstorms are slow moving. Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Aspley by 4:10 pm and Brisbane CBD, Strathpine and Albany Creek by 4:40 pm.

Other severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Pomona and Cooroy. They are forecast to affect Montville, Nambour and Yandina by 4:10 pm and Palmwoods, Eumundi and the area northwest of Mapleton by 4:40 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 120-180mm 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.