Be prepared for severe storms and heavy rain this weekend

Redlands residents have been advised to prepare for severe storms and potentially heavy rain this weekend.

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast  severe weather for South East Queensland from Saturday, with the possibility of heavy rain and isolated  thunderstorms on Sunday.

Redland City Council’s Local Disaster Coordination Centre has been placed on alert status and is monitoring the situation.

With damaging winds are a possibility, mainly from isolated thunderstorms, residents are advised to ensure their homes are prepared. For advice, please check Council’s disaster plan website at

Severe thunderstorm warnings are likely to be issued during the weekend because of the expected short-duration nature of the heavy rainfall.