Tag Archives: severe weather

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING for DAMAGING WINDS: Thursday 4 August 5.13am


Bureau of Meterology have issued a weather warning for damaging winds for south east Queensland. Locally damaging wind gusts to 90km/hr are likely about the elevated ground of the southern border ranges this morning, and also about the exposed east coastal areas during today. Locations which may be affected include Stanthorpe, Mt Barney, Springbrook, Lamington  Continue reading…

Residents warned to prepare for weather disruptions


Redland City residents are being warned to be prepared and expect likely disruptions as a result of the severe weather expected from tomorrow (Thursday). Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group Chair Karen Williams said with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting up to 200mm of rainfall, there was the potential for transport disruptions  Continue reading…

Severe weather updates


Last updated: 3.00pm Wednesday 27 February 2013. We will update this page as new information becomes available. Please refresh your browser to see the latest updates. Minor flooding at Capalaba Capalaba Regional Park (behind Bunnings) has been closed due to water releases from Leslie Harrison Dam. Tingalpa Creek has broken its banks and there is  Continue reading…

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING FOR DAMAGING WINDS AND DANGEROUS SURF: 9am Tuesday 19 February


The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a severe weather warning for damaging winds and dangerous surf conditions in Southeast Queensland. 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. * Beware of fallen  Continue reading…

Mayor comments residents and workers for storm clean-up effort


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has thanked emergency services workers, SES and all volunteers, Energex, Council staff and crews and Redland residents, for all their efforts responding to and staying safe during the Australia Day weekend severe weather event. “Your efforts have helped ensure no lives were lost and there were no serious injuries in  Continue reading…

Southern Moreton Bay Islands a priority in storm clean-up


Redland City Council has made representation to the Queensland Government and Energex to provide urgent assistance to the residents of Southern Moreton Bay. Late this morning the Department of Communities announced it will be operating a mobile recovery centre today, Wednesday 30 January 2013 on Russell and Macleay Islands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said  Continue reading…

Storm clean up for Straddie, Coochiemudlo and Southern Moreton Bay Islands


Redland City Council crews, emergency workers and other agencies are working tirelessly to respond to the unique needs of our island communities in the wake of the severe weather that has affected our region. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that our island communities have been hard hit and that there were inherent logistical difficulties  Continue reading…

Storm clean up a priority for Redland City Council


Redland City Council crews and emergency workers are working tirelessly to respond to damage reports from the severe weather that has affected the city. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said crews were prioritising works based on urgency and immediate danger to people and property; and would return to areas throughout the week for general clean-up.  Continue reading…

Free clean green waste kerbside collection for Redland residents


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams today announced a free clean green waste kerbside collection service for all Redland residents to assist with the storm clean-up. Cr Williams said residents needed to have green waste from the storm on their footpaths by no later than Sunday 10 February, as collection would commence early Monday 11 February.  Continue reading…

Update on Redland city storms


Redland City Council crews and emergency crews are continuing to review and respond to damage reports this morning from the overnight storms. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the city has continued to experience high winds and rain and residents should stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary. “The weather bureau is forecasting that damaging  Continue reading…