A Flood Watch remains in place for South East Queensland catchments including the Pine and Caboolture Rivers after torrential rain in the past 24 hours. A handful of roads remain closed across the Moreton Bay Region due to flooding.
Rainfall totals from 9am yesterday to 6am today include 49mm at Redcliffe, Everton Hills and Bribie Island; 48mm at Woody Point and 43mm at Strathpine.
River level rises have been forecast, with areas of minor to moderate flooding possible across the Flood Watch area.
Catchments likely to be affected include:
Sunshine Coast Rivers and Creeks
Pine and Caboolture Rivers
Upper Brisbane River
Lower Brisbane River
Logan and Albert Rivers
Gold Coast Rivers and Creeks
The worst of the heavy rain has passed with the Bureau of Meteorology shifting its severe weather warning to far South East Queensland this morning as a low pressure system moves south. Locations which may be affected include Gold Coast, Beaudesert, Coolangatta, Boonah, Mount Tamborine and Springbrook.
A Dangerous Surf warning has also been issued.
Acting local SES Controller for the Moreton Bay Region Sean Harrop says the region fared reasonably well compared to others in South East Queensland with just 15 calls for assistance in the past 24 hours, mostly for leaking roofs.
Moreton Bay Regional Council reports there are still four roads closed across the region due to flooding as at 7.15am.
Elimbah: Old Gympie Road at Six Mile Creek
Highvale: Goat Track Whole length of track - Flood Damaged Road
Mango Hill: Chermside Road between John Street and Kinsellas Road West
Rocksberg: Best Road at Keillors Crossing