IT’S turning into a bit of a nightmare run both north and south of Brisbane, with motorists backed up for 10km on the M1, while grassfires are burning off the Bruce Hwy.
According to the Australian Traffic Network, traffic is slow for up to 10km southbound on the M1, putting a dampener on travels for day-trippers heading to the Gold Coast.
Upper Coomera – slow traffic for 10 km southbound at M1— Australian Traffic Network QLD (@GettrafficQLD)
Meanwhile, two fire crews are currently on scene at a grassfire on the Bruce Hwy at the Eumundi, Noosa Heads turn off northbound on the Sunshine Coast.
Paramedics are standing by at a large grass fire in #Eumundi. Nil patients at this time.— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance)
A Queensland Fire Emergency Services spokesman said it was a large fire and more crews were on the way.
There is currently no threats to any properties.