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Thursday

13 February 2020

WEATHER UPDATE: Flood threat easing

5.43pm

The immediate floodwater threat is now easing for Oxenford, Hope Island and Helensvale. 

We urge the community to stay vigilant.

For information visit the City's Facebook page or the dashboard via the website at cityofgoldcoast.com.au 

 

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Sandbag centres - closing times

4.52pm

The sandbag centres at Bilinga and Burleigh Heads will close at 5pm today.

The Pimpama centre at 232 Old Pacific Highway, next door to Council's Coomera depot, will remain open until 6pm. 

 

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Place of refuge - Coomera Indoor Sports Centre CLOSED

2.43pm

Update - The Coomera Indoor Sports Centre refuge has now closed.

 

The City has opened Coomera Indoor Sports Centre at 35 Beattie Road, Coomera as a place of refuge this afternoon.

If you have evacuated and cannot stay with relatives or friends,...

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Possible flooding Hope Island, Oxenford and Helensvale

1.40pm

Due to heavy rain in the northern Gold Coast, some properties may be impacted by floodwater in the Oxenford, Hope Island and Helensvale area. 

Flood modelling indicates that properties adjacent...

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SEVERE STORM WARNING - Bureau of Meteorology

11.37am

Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland

for HEAVY RAINFALL

For people in parts of Scenic Rim and Gold Coast Council Areas

Issued at 11:12 am Thursday, 13 February...

SEVERE STORM WARNING - Bureau of Meteorology  photo

SEVERE STORM WARNING - Bureau of Meteorology

11.37am

Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland

for HEAVY RAINFALL

For people in parts of Scenic Rim and Gold Coast Council Areas

Issued at 11:12 am Thursday, 13 February...

SEVERE STORM WARNING - Bureau of Meteorology  photo

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