A storm warning is active for parts of the Sunshine Coast.
A storm warning is active for parts of the Sunshine Coast. Contributed

SEVERE STORM WARNING: Large hail, flash flooding

SEVERE thunderstorms producing large hailstones, damaging winds and flash flooding are tracking towards the Sunshine Coast.

The Bureau of Meteorology activated a severe storm warning at 4.30pm after thunderstorms were detected west of Kilcoy and Mount Beerwah.

They are moving towards the east to northeast.

FORMER NRL STAR, COAST PROPERTY HIGH-FLYER'S DRINK DRIVING DISGRACE

$1 FOR 28 DAYS: ULTIMATE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION DEAL

 

John Farmer

They are forecast to affect Mount Kilcoy and the area north of Woodford by 5.05 pm and the area southwest of Caloundra, Beerwah and Crohamhurst by 5.35 pm.

Damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones are likely, the bureau warns.

The next warning is due to be issued by 5.45pm.



Fraser Coast shivers through coldest day of 2020

premium_icon Fraser Coast shivers through coldest day of 2020

Winter has well and truly come to the region

$10k to help get iconic Coast event back up and running

premium_icon $10k to help get iconic Coast event back up and running

Fraser Coast Show Society looks to the future

Dingo advocate calls out ‘double standard’ over shark attack

premium_icon Dingo advocate calls out ‘double standard’ over shark attack

‘When there’s an incident with a dingo, the government’s there’