Severe weather updates

Last updated: 3.00pm Wednesday 27 February 2013.

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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 a minor amount of flood water encroaching into the play area of Capalaba Regional Park, the greyhound track and the car park at John Fredericks Park.

Road information

Please take care, drive to the conditions, and remember: if it’s flooded, forget it!

  • Hilliards Creek Pedestrian Bridge, Sturgeon St, Ormiston – pedestrian bridge closed.

Main Beach, North Stradbroke Island

Main Beach camping grounds are closed until further notice.

Main Beach is expected to be reopened to vehicles on Monday afternoon (25/2/2013).

Restricted beach access at Raby Bay

We have restricted access to the three public beaches off Masthead Drive, Raby Bay. Two beaches are completely fenced off as the access is too dangerous for the public. The third beach has limited access.


Our preparations

Our crews are preparing for heavy rain by filling sand bags, checking for blockages to storm water drains and placing signs at know flooding spots.

Sand bags

Sand bags are available from the following locations:

  • Cleveland – Redland City Council Depot car park at South Street (corner of Wellington Street).
  • Russell Island – council depot.
  • Macleay Island – council depot.