Thursday, 2 April 2020
7,800 without power after Scenic Rim storm

Damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall were forecast to hit the Scenic Rim on Monday afternoon according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

The thunderstorms were moving south-east and were forecast to be severe between Boonah, Beaudesert and Peak Crossing by 3:25 pm.

The storms mostly bypassed the Fassifern and the Bureau updated its advice to warn Tamborine, Logan Village and Archerfield were likely to be hit by 3:55 pm.

More than 7,800 residents in the Scenic Rim were left without power after the storms passed through, including 115 at Maroon.

The Bureau has warned flash flooding is likely.

More to come.