SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING: 3.40pm Wednesday 19 November


Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) have issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southeast Queensland including Redland City for DESTRUCTIVE WIND, HEAVY RAINFALL and LARGE HAILSTONES.

Read the warning in full: http://redlnd.cc/stormwarnings

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:

* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* 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.