Storm warning cancelled for SEQ

UPDATE: The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed for south east Queensland, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

  • In the 60 minutes to 9pm 58mm was observed at Sugarloaf Mountain, and 57mm at Knapps Peak.
  • 161mm has been observed at West Woodbine, 99mm of which fell within 30 minutes around 6.30pm.
  • Townson has observed 123mm, Eskdale 104mm, Buaraba 92mm and Boonah 87mm in the past few hours.
  • A 117km/h wind gust was recorded at Dalby at 5.32pm, with 40mm of rainfall falling withing 30 minutes.

A more general severe thunderstorm warning is also current for parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia, Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast districts.

 

At 9:05pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near the area between Boonah and Beaudesert and the area west of Kilcoy.
At 9:05pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near the area between Boonah and Beaudesert and the area west of Kilcoy. Bureau of Meteorology

9PM: The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for damaging wind and heavy rainfall for parts of the Logan, Somerset, Scenic Rim, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane City and Moreton Bay Council areas.

At 9:05pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near the area between Boonah and Beaudesert and the area west of Kilcoy.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the east.

They are forecast to affect Beaudesert, Kilcoy and Mount Kilcoy by 9:35pm and Jimboomba, the D'Aguilar Ranges and Mount Mee by 10:05pm.

Damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely.

  • 130mm has fallen within the hour to 6.45pm at West Woodbine
  • 107mm has fallen in the hour to 6.45pm at Townson
  • In the 60 minutes to 9pm 58mm has been observed at Sugarloaf Mountain, and 57mm at Knapps Peak.

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