Severe storms can strike at any time. They are often unpredictable and can cause major damage to property, as well as serious injury and even loss of life.

This page contains links to useful information about storms and how to get ready.

For all information about current weather conditions go to the Queensland Government disasters and alerts web page or the Bureau of Meteorology Queensland warnings page.


Be prepared

The following websites and fact sheets will help you to be prepared for storms:

State Emergency Services

Queensland Government

Queensland Health

Local Council

Maritime Safety Queensland

Download the Get Ready fact sheets


For children

Federal Government’s information for school aged kids:

A group of friends having big adventures and learning about natural hazards:


During and after

Visit the following Government websites:

Tune-in to the Australian Broadcasting Commission:

In case of fallen powerlines:

In South East Queensland call Energex on 13 62 62

In all other Queensland areas call Ergon Energy on 13 22 96

For information on volunteering:

For insurance information: