SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING: 4.30pm Thursday 14 November


The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for damaging wind and large hailstones for south east Queensland including Redland City.

Read the warning on BOM’s website http://bit.ly/VS0RSM

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.