Brisbane And The Gold Coast Brace Waking To Heavy Rain And Floods
MORE than 100mm of rain has been dumped on parts of the state’s southeast overnight, most of which came in just 90 minutes.
Up to 81mm was recorded in just one hour in some areas, as severe storms swept through the southeast corner.
Loder Creek, west of Southport on the Gold Coast, received 81mm in the hour to 9.15pm, while Bonogin, in the Gold Coast hinterland recorded 79mm in the hour to 10.10pm.
More than 145mm has fallen on Bonogin in the Gold Coast Hinterland from 9am yesterday until the early hours of today, with around 122mm falling at Loders Creek, 95mm at Neranwood and 60mm falling at Tallebudgera Creek Road.
Brisbane copped more than 100mm while about 50mm fell on the Gold Coast city region in just 30 minutes.
The downpour caused flash flooding in some areas, with several drivers seen on the Gold Coast and Brisbane attempting to drive across flooded roads.
Brisbane for Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers and rain periods, becoming less likely later tonight. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
CURRENTLY AT BRISBANE
|Rain since 9am/last hr||57.4mm / –|