Emergency crews have conducted three rescues in the Northern Territory after motorists attempted to cross causeways flooded by heavy rains.
Two people rescued by helicopter at Borroloola
Three cars swept off roads by floodwaters
Vigorous monsoonal conditions continue across Top End
At 6:00am a number of people were rescued from a four-wheel drive ute towing a boat which was swept off the Arnhem Highway at Marrakai, 100 kilometres south-east of Darwin.
A second car swept off the Arnhem Highway at Marrakai was also inundated by floodwaters but the occupants were able to free themselves.
While two other vehicles in nearby locations became stranded when the motorists attempted to drive through flooded roadways.
Police said one rescue involved a helicopter supplied by the nearby McArthur River Mine.