Severe Weather Warning - 10am 12 February 2020

12 February 2020

The Bureau has issued a severe weather warning for parts of the Gold Coast this morning.

They are predicting a slow moving band of heavy showers and thunderstorms likely to produce heavy rainfall leading to flash flooding.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:

- Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded forget it.

- Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.

- Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.

- Beware of fallen trees and powerlines. 

- For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

 

What is the City doing?

The City is on standby with personnel ready to respond to any safety issues around the city.

We also continue to monitor a possible swell event predicted for our beaches in coming days.

Our beach crews with heavy machinery are in place to respond as necessary.

The following beaches are closed to swimming at this time. 

Elkhorn Ave         Tower 35

Staghorn Ave       Tower 36

Narrowneck          Tower 37

North Narrowneck Tower 38

Seaway South     Tower 45

Seaway North      Tower 46

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