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Thunderstorms set to hit south-east

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the south-east this afternoon. The Bureau of Meteorology's Pieter Claassen says a trough is moving across the southern interior of the state, potentially making it to Brisbane this afternoon and into this evening. "This thunderstorm activity could potentially be severe as well, particularly over...

Fears for 23-year-old man missing from Hillcrest

Police are seeking assistance from the community to help locate a 23-year-old man missing since last Tuesday (December 29).Jesse James was last seen in the Hillcrest area last Tuesday morning and has not been seen or heard from since.Police and family hold concerns for Jesse’s welfare as he has a...

Severe thunderstorms develop over south-east QLD

Severe thunderstorms have been detected on the radar near Rathdowney, Mapleton, Kenilworth, Lamington National Park and the area northwest of Mapleton. These thunderstorms are moving towards the north. They are forecast to affect Numinbah Valley, Laravale, Kooralbyn and the area south of Canungra by 6:10 pm and Beaudesert, Little Nerang Dam, Canungra...

SES comb Capalaba bushland for missing woman

Concern is growing for a 38-year-old woman, missing from Capalaba for more than three weeks. Detectives investigating Natarn Auld's disappearance have obtained CCTV footage of her approaching a service station on Redland Bay Road at Capalaba at 3.30am on December 14. It is the last known sighting of Ms Auld. A ground search...

COVID detected in Qld sewage

Positive fragments of COVID-19 have been found at four sewage treatment plants across the state. The positive wastewater results were collected on December 29 and 30 at Warwick, Stanthorpe, Loganholme, Cairns. It comes as Queensland records two new COVID-19 cases today, both overseas acquired and detected while in hotel quarantine. Queensland Chief Health...

Man evades police at state border

  A stolen car joyride from New South Wales to Queensland has finished in Warwick. The 19-year-old driver is accused of driving the vehicle on the wrong side of the New England Highway, and through a border checkpoint at speed at Wallangarra around 9am yesterday. It's alleged the man evaded police and abandoned...

Warning for severe thunderstorm

  Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland for HEAVY RAINFALL For people in parts of Ipswich, Scenic Rim, Southern Downs, Western Downs, Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley Council Areas. Issued at 9:15 pm Saturday, 2 January 2021. Severe Thunderstorm activity in the Lockyer Valley are easing. Intense cells continuing over the Central Darling Downs southwest...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland for HEAVY RAINFALL For people in parts of Ipswich, Scenic Rim, Southern Downs, Western Downs, Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley Council Areas. Issued at 9:15 pm Saturday, 2 January 2021. Severe Thunderstorm activity in the Lockyer Valley are easing. Intense cells continuing over the Central Darling Downs southwest...

Traces of COVID-19 found in sewerage in Bundamba

Traces of COVID-19 have been detected in sewerage at two more sites in south-east Queensland. Routine testing returned positive results for viral fragments in wastewater at treatment plants at Bundamba in West Moreton and Merrimac on the Gold Coast.The samples were collected at Bundamba on 28 December and Merrimac on 24...

AMBER ALERT| Two boys missing from Caboolture found safe and well

UPDATE|  The Queensland Police Service have located the two boys aged 2-years-old and 5-years-old who were reported missing from Caboolture last night. EARLIER| The Queensland Police Service is seeking urgent public assistance to help locate two boys aged 2-years-old and 5-years-old who were reported missing from Elof Road at Caboolture around 2pm today. Police...
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