Fwd: Southeast QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Large Hail, Damaging Winds
Southeast QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Large Hail, Damaging Winds
Source: Bureau of Meteorology For people in parts of the BRISBANE CITY, MORETON BAY and SOMERSET Council Areas.
Issued at 3:03 pm Tuesday, 30 August 2011.
The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 3:05 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near Samford.
These thunderstorms are moving towards the east.
They are forecast to affect Strathpine, Aspley, Albany Creek and Lake Samsonvale by 3:35 pm and Brisbane Airport, Nudgee, Boondall and Sandgate by 4:05 pm.
Damaging winds and large hailstones are likely.
Emergency Management Queensland advises that people should: * Move your car under cover or away from trees. * Secure loose outdoor items. * 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.