By Josh Hanrahan For Daily Mail Australia and Australian Associated Press
Published: 02:25 GMT, 19 January 2020 | Updated: 02:40 GMT, 19 January 2020
A young woman has been rushed to hospital after being struck by lightning during a severe thunderstorm in Brisbane.
The woman in her 20s was driving a crane at Port of Brisbane when she was struck at 2.50am on Sunday.
She was rushed to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in a stable condition, a Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said.
Queensland is bracing for up to 40mm of rain in some areas on Sunday, as storms hit the state after already wreaking havoc in New South Wales and Victoria this week.
The woman in her 20s was driving a crane at Port of Brisbane (pictured) when she was struck by lightning at 2.50am on Sunday
Storms peppered southeast Queensland overnight with heavy falls recorded on the Sunshine Coast and the Wide Bay area.
The weather bureau warns the storms will continue on Sunday but the rainfall level is likely to be far less, with falls of up to 40mm predicted.
'We could see showers and thunderstorms developing throughout the afternoon but