Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Ipswich, Logan and Scenic Rim Council Areas.

Issued at 7:36 pm Thursday, 5 May 2022.

Heavy rainfall south of Ipswich.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 7:30 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar. Thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect the area south of Amberley by 8:00 pm and Bundamba Lagoon by 8:30 pm.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding is likely.

Tenthill Alert recorded 27 mm in 15 minutes to 18:23

Grandchester Alert recorded 40 mm in 30 minutes to 19:15

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.