Brisbane Severe Weather Alert

Brisbane City Council’s Brisbane Severe Weather Alert provides free alerts to help you prepare and protect your property. The alerts are location-based, so you only receive warnings if your nominated address is at risk of impacts.

Register for Brisbane Severe Weather Alert

You can register online for free severe weather alerts delivered by email, SMS or voice message.

You can also download the Weatherzone app to your mobile device to receive push notifications. You will need to have registered a Brisbane Severe Weather Alert account to use this service.

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Weather and alert types

As a Brisbane Severe Weather Alerts subscriber, you may receive alerts for severe weather, flooding, planned burns and other significant events.

Residents whose registered address is within an area where Creek Flooding Alerts are available, will receive additional alerts. These alerts provide warning of creek flooding and stream rises. For more information, visit creek flooding alerts.

Download the Weatherzone app

The Weatherzone app gives you access to extra features. Through the app you can receive alerts (push notifications) for any hazards in your immediate location and selected addresses. You must turn on location services on your mobile device.

The app also allows you to receive alerts in languages including English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Arabic.

Download the app for free

Download the Weatherzone app for your device, then follow the steps below:

Download for Apple devices  Download for Android devices

Steps for severe weather alerts in the Weatherzone app:

  1. Install the app to your device using the relevant button above
  2. Once installed, follow the prompts in the app to turn on location services and notifications
  3. Tap the menu button in the bottom-right of the screen
  4. Tap ‘Brisbane Severe Weather Alerts’ under the ‘Settings’ heading
  5. If you have an existing Brisbane Severe Weather Alert subscription, tap ‘Login’. If you’ve forgotten your password, tap ‘Forgotten your password or can’t access your account?’
  6. If you don’t have an existing Brisbane Severe Weather Alert subscription, tap ‘Register’ and follow the prompts.

If you are an existing alert service user and are having difficulty creating a new password within the app, download Brisbane Severe Weather Alert - handy hints (Word - 4Mb) for help.

Information about alert delays

All alerts rely on independent telecommunications networks. Emergencies can cause some system failures. Alerts may not send or be delayed. Make sure you have a battery powered radio as a back-up in emergency situations and listen for weather warnings.

    Manage your subscription 

    Update your details

    To update your account details, you will need to create a password. Log in with your existing email address and select 'forgot your password'. You will receive an email to update your details. Open the email and follow the prompts to create your new password. Once you have created your password, you will be able to log in and change information in your profile. This includes adding new addresses or changing the type of alerts you receive.

    Unsubscribe from alerts

    To unsubscribe from the service, log in to your account and unselect all alert types or contact Council.

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