Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Ipswich, Logan, Brisbane City, Moreton Bay and parts of Somerset, Scenic Rim, Southern Downs, South Burnett, Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley, Gold Coast, Redland City and Sunshine Coast Council Areas.

Issued at 4:34 pm Friday, 15 March 2019.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 4:25 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Caboolture, Mount Mee, Wamuran, Beerburrum, Woodford and Mount Beerwah. Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Bribie Island and northern Bribie Island by 4:55 pm and northern Moreton Bay and waters off Bribie Island by 5:25 pm.

Other severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Brisbane CBD, Warwick, Boonah, Beaudesert, Toowoomba, Strathpine and Redcliffe. They are forecast to affect Ipswich, Beenleigh, Logan City, Mud Island, the D'Aguilar Ranges and Cooyar by 5:00 pm and Cleveland, Crows Nest, Helidon, Fernvale, southern waters of Moreton Bay and Peachester by 5:30 pm.

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

Delaneys Creek has recently had 62mm in 30 minutes

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* 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.