Hail and strong winds wreak havoc in Ipswich

HAIL has belted down at Bellbird Park as a big storm and strong winds moves through the Ipswich area.

A woman has also posted on Deputy Mayor Paul Tully's Facebook page that "Redbank Plains town square (is) a mess. Partitions and tin everywhere -  workers cleaning up now."

Patchy hail is also being reported at Collingwood Park with strong winds bringing down branches.

There has also been a report of light hail at Goodna and  Camira and a tree down at Formation St in Carole Park.

 

Damaging winds, heavy rain and hail for SEQ

EARLIER: A severe thunderstorm warning is in place for people in parts of Logan, Redland City, Brisbane City and parts of the Ipswich, Scenic Rim, Gold Coast and Moreton Bay Council areas.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:55 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Beaudesert and Jimboomba.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the north to northeast.

Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Beenleigh, Logan City, Woodridge, Sunnybank Hills, Wacol and Archerfield by 3:25 pm and Brisbane CBD, Cleveland, Wynnum, Enoggera, Brisbane Airport and Nudgee by 3:55 pm.

Damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and very large hailstones are likely.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services 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.

The next warning is due to be issued by 3:55 pm.

A more general severe thunderstorm warning is also current for parts of the Southeast Coast district.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the north to northeast.
These thunderstorms are moving towards the north to northeast. Bureau of Meteorology

 

 

Storm warning for parts of Ipswich and surrounds

EARLIER: A severe thunderstorm warning is in place for people in parts of Ipswich, Logan, Scenic Rim and Brisbane City Council areas.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:25 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Boonah and Kooralbyn.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the north.

Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect the area between Boonah and Beaudesert by 2:55 pm and Peak Crossing, Bundamba Lagoon, Greenbank and Redbank Plains by 3:25 pm.

Damaging winds and very large hailstones are likely.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services 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.

The next warning is due to be issued by 3:30 pm.

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:25 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Boonah and Kooralbyn.
The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 2:25 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Boonah and Kooralbyn. Bureau of Meteorology


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