Hundreds of homes have been flooded and several people are reported missing in the Australian state of Queensland after heavy rains brought by Tropical Cyclone Oswald.
The town of Bundaberg, where rescuers have been trying to airlift residents to safety, is expecting the highest river level ever recorded.
In Brisbane, the state capital, almost 5,000 homes and properties are at risk.
The area has also been hit by a series of tornadoes.
Two people were reported missing, and police said the body of an elderly man who went to check on a yacht north of Bundaberg had been recovered.