Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Scenic Rim and Gold Coast Council Areas.

Issued at 3:29 pm Thursday, 24 March 2022.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 3:30 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Canungra and the area south of Canungra. These thunderstorms are slow moving. They are forecast to affect Numinbah Valley by 4:00 pm and Beaudesert, Little Nerang Dam and Mount Tamborine by 4:30 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.