Storm Warnings Cancelled for New Years Day January 1, 2018
Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland
For people in Logan, Scenic Rim, Gold Coast and Redland City Council Areas.
Issued at 7:11 pm Monday, 1 January 2018.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe). The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for parts of the Gulf Country, Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, North West, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett districts.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.