Each Wet Season Territorians are warned to protect themselves from the potentially deadly soil-borne disease melioidosis.
Contact with pooled muddy water and aerosolised soil during heavy rain can increase your chance of exposure to the melioidosis bacteria.
Read the latest melioidosis warning on the Departmental and Agency Media Releases website.
Find out more information about melioidosis.
Last updated: 27 June 2017