Storm heading for Beaudesert may bring hail, says BOM

RAIN: Carmel Williams rejoices as the first drops of rain fall on Beaudesert. Photo: Larraine Sathicq
RAIN: Carmel Williams rejoices as the first drops of rain fall on Beaudesert. Photo: Larraine Sathicq

THUNDER and darkened skies have triggered hope that we may see some rain around Beaudesert this afternoon.

Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Kimba Wong says a couple of storms have popped up this afternoon.

"There's a pretty big storm over Boonah, heading towards Beaudesert," she said.

"But it's a dry atmosphere and there is unlikely to be more than a few millimetres in it.

STORM: A large thunderstorm is heading towards Beaudesert.

STORM: A large thunderstorm is heading towards Beaudesert.

"There could be wind gusts, lightning, thunder and possibly even large hail."