23 March 2021

A severe weather warning remains in place for the Gold Coast this morning with heavy rainfall continuing to fall throughout the day.

City of Gold Coast is monitoring the situation closely and is asking residents to remain vigilant, take care on roads and avoid non-essential travel.

The City's Waste and Recycling Centres will reopen at 8am today.

The Beaches remain closed due to unsafe conditions.

City sandbagging stations open from 8am Tuesday 23 March. 3 locations:

 - 232 Old Pacific Highway, Pimpama (next to City of Gold Coast Coomera Depot)
- 46 Boyd St, Bilinga (use the service road, next to the City of Gold Coast Tugun Depot)
- 61 Hutchinson St, Burleigh Heads, (Reedy Creek Waste and Recycling Centre)

Signage is on site to direct motorists to the sandbagging stations. Please drive carefully and to the conditions.
It is important to note that sandbags can reduce the impact of flooding if they’re placed correctly in appropriate locations around property. They are not waterproof and will not stop the water completely.

Birds eye shot of the gold coast beaches and skyline.