February 15, 2010

Gold Coast Thunderstorms 15th Feb 2010

Thunderstorms rolled into the Gold Coast area today at around 8-9pm, however most of the intensity was spent over the Fassifern Valley area and the Brisbane bayside.

The first Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued at 6:37pm for the areas around Boonah, Laidley, Beaudesert and Esk. This was updated at at 7:11pm to include Logan City, Cleveland & Beaudeset/Ipswich, then again at 8:09pm for the Gold Coast and Coolangatta. A cancellation was issued at 9:05pm.

At the height of the storm, approx 12000 customers where without power over the SEQ region, with only 112 on the Gold Coast (Arundel).

Light to moderate falls are set to continue for a few hours with some thunder well into the night, with further rain periods predicted for tomorrow.

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