SEVERE WEATHER - 8:30am 23 September 2022

Published on 23 September 2022


Gold Coasters are being urged to exercise extreme caution on the roads this morning after the city experienced significant rainfall overnight and this morning.

Several roads have been closed and motorists and pedestrians are reminded that if it's flooded forget it.

A severe thunderstorm warning issued by the Bureau of Meteorology this morning has been cancelled.

Beaches are closed today due to the conditions.

Please visit the City's Disaster dashboard for updates  at


  • The City’s three sandbagging stations will open this morning at our three locations in Pimpama, Bilinga and Burleigh Heads
  • Bilinga and Burleigh Heads will open at 10am, and Pimpama is expected to open at 10:30am

They are located at:

  • 232 Old Pacific Highway, Pimpama (next to City of Gold Coast Coomera Depot)
  • 42-44 Boyd Street, Bilinga (use the service road, next to the City of Gold Coast Tugun Depot)
  • 61 Hutchinson Street, Burleigh Heads, (Reedy Creek Waste and Recycling Centre)
  • Signage will be in place on site to direct motorists to the sandbagging stations. PLEASE drive carefully and to the conditions. If it's unsafe to be on the roads, please stay home.