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BoM cancels storm warning for Ipswich

As of 2.05pm the storms were south of Boonah and expected to affect the area by 2.35pm and the Harrisville and Peak Crossing areas soon after 3pm.
As of 2.05pm the storms were south of Boonah and expected to affect the area by 2.35pm and the Harrisville and Peak Crossing areas soon after 3pm. BoM

LATEST: The Bureau of Meteorology has cancelled a storm warning for Ipswich and the Lockyer Valley, however rain continues to affect the area.

While the Bureau said the immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, they will continue to monitor the situation with further warnings to be issued if necessary.

 

3PM: UP TO 60mm of rain was recorded in an hour in Boonah with severe storms heading towards Ipswich. 

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting the storm to proceed north and is expected to affect the Rosevale area after 4pm.

A flash flooding warning has been issues by the Bureau with heavy rain predicted.

 

2PM: A SEVERE storm warning for Ipswich, Boonah and the Lockyer Valley has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology.

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As of 2.05pm the storms were south of Boonah and expected to affect the area by 2.35pm and the Harrisville and Peak Crossing areas soon after 3pm.

The Bureau warned flash flooding was likely with rainfall expected to be heavy.

Emergency Management Queensland advises that people should:

  • 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.


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