Queensland Fire and Emergency Services shows rescue crews responding to flood conditions in Townsville. Photo: EPA

Australia’s military steps in to tackle ‘once-in-a-century’ monsoon floods as residents flee and crocodiles roam the streets

  • The tropical north typically experiences heavy rains during the monsoon season, but the recent downpour has far exceeded normal levels
  • Images from the city of Townsville showed cars mostly submerged and picket fences barely poking through waist-deep floodwaters
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Queensland Fire and Emergency Services shows rescue crews responding to flood conditions in Townsville. Photo: EPA
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