Sunshine Coast to miss out on thunderstorms

Dangerous thunderstorms roll towards the Sunshine Coast.
Dangerous thunderstorms roll towards the Sunshine Coast.

UPDATE 6.15PM: The Bureau of Meteorology has withdrawn the severe thunderstorm warning for the Sunshine Coast.

The thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast and expected to now only affect the Gold Coast.

UPDATE 4.30PM: The Bureau of Meteorology is warning of dangerous thunderstorms that are rolling towards the Sunshine Coast this afternoon.

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued about 3.45pm with the threat of damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that could spark flash flooding.

They are expected to hit areas east of Kilcoy about 4.50pm.

The next warning is due to be issued at 6pm.

3.30PM: A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the Sunshine Coast with authorities warning of damaging winds, heavy rainfall and large hailstones.

The Bureau of Meteorology issued the warning about 3.10pm.

The Bureau warns that at 3.05 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the area south of the NSW border and the area south of Yarraman.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the east to northeast.

They are forecast to affect Border Ranges National Park, Blackbutt and the area west of Toogoolawah by 3.35pm and the McPherson Range, Springbrook, Moore, Linville, Lamington National Park and the area south of Canungra by 4.05pm.

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



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