No longer current – SEVERE STORMS – Seek shelter and avoid travel this afternoon

The below information is no longer current. The Bureau of Meteorology has no current storm warnings for City of Gold Coast as at 6pm on 31 October 2020

AS AT 3pm, 31 October 2020

A series of serious storms have hit the Gold Coast this afternoon bringing hail and destructive winds.

The Ciity of Gold Coast and Bureau of Meteorology is urging residents to avoid travel and shelter in place until the storms have passed.

All Gold Coast Beaches have been closed to swimming due to the swell and conditions.

The Bureau has predicted damaging, locally destructive winds, large and possibly giant hailstones and heavy rainfall for people in Ipswich, Logan, Gold Coast, Scenic Rim and Brisbane City Council areas among others.

Keep your local Household Emergency plan, Pet Emergency Plan and Emergency Kit handy.

For the latest storm information visit bom.gov.au

In a life threatening emergency call triple zero (000) and for storm related damage please call SES on 132500.

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