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Subject Brisbane About To Be Hit With a Wall of Rain and Major Flooding.
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Original Message Brisbane weather: Severe storm, flooding, warnings for schools and businesses.

FLASH flooding has hit southeast Queensland, with firefighters rushing to save three people in floodwaters.

A QFES spokeswoman said the carpark of Toombul Shopping centre, in north Brisbane, has started to flood. There are no reports of people trapped.

Firefighters were called to assist a car in floodwaters in Palm Beach at 10.30am. QFES is also on the way to Widdop St, Hendra, Albion St, Woolloongabba, and Latimer St, Logan Village to reports of vehicles in water.

No rescues have been made yet.

Roads are flooded, schools are closed, and businesses are being warned to shut at noon as heavy rain brings up to 500mm to southeast Queensland.

All schools from Agnes Water to NSW are closed, including Catholic and independent schools, and police are warning businesses “should think about closing after midday”.

All children who are already in school will be taken care of throughout the day, but parents who are able to pick their children up earlier should.

Weather: Roads closed in Queensland

Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Matthew Bass said the heaviest rain in southeast Queensland was still to come.

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