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Thunderstorms target Gold Coast and southeast coast

Severe thunderstorms on the Gold Coast and southeast coast triggered more damaging winds and heavy rain warnings, with overnight downpours bringing as much as 222mm of rain to suburbs in three hours.

Campgrounds flooded overnight in some areas, including the Big 4 in Helensvale.

It’s raining in Brisbane.

The Bureau of Meteorology detected a severe thunderstorm around 7:00 am Friday and was expected to affect waters off Coolangatta, Miami and Tweed Heads by 8:05 am.

Strong winds and heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the next few hours. Potentially affected locations include the Gold Coast, Coolangatta and Springbrook.

At Kuragiraba, near Lower Beach Months, we received 104 mm in 1 hour by about midnight and 118 mm in 2 hours by 12:18 am.

Upper Springbrook recorded 92mm in 1 hour and 222mm in 3 hours by 12:23 am.

The Kanungra Army had fallen 107mm in three hours by 12:34am, and Tamborine Mountain had fallen 69mm in one hour and 95mm in two hours by 11:49pm.

More coming.

Thunderstorms target Gold Coast and southeast coast

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