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E.g., Monday, September 21, 2020

Thursday

13 February 2020

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

Sandbagging stations open

11.00am

The City has opened its three sandbagging stations this morning and they will remain open until 5pm.

They are located at:

 232 Old Pacific Highway, Pimpama (next to City of Gold Coast Coomera Depot)

46 Boyd St, Bilinga (use the service road, next...

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WEATHER EVENT update - 13 February 9am

9.53am

The City continues to experience heavy rainfall and storms and we have several roads closed across the city.

Remember to drive to conditions and if it's flooded, forget it.

There is also a hazardous surf warning for Gold Coast waters and as such...

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Wednesday

12 February 2020

WEATHER EVENT - 12 February 2020 - Update 4pm

3.46pm

General Weather/Safety  Messages

  • The Bureau has forecast more rainfall and storms on the Gold Coast throughout the evening.
  • They are predicting a slow moving band of heavy showers and thunderstorms likely to produce heavy rainfall.

·         The City is on standby with personnel...

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