STORMS and heavy rain threaten the rescue of a hang-glider stuck 30m up a tree on the Gold Coast Hinterland.
Emergency crews were called to the incident at Mount Tamborine about 12.30pm.
A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesman said crews on scene were expecting rain and storms to reach the site within 30 minutes and were working to free the female hang-glider.
Queensland Ambulance said the situation was being described "as a difficult rescue effort"
It is believed the patient has no obvious injuries, however crews are yet to assess, QAS said.