Swift water rescue crews responded to 11 incidents overnight as a fierce storm swept across the south east.
One man had to be pulled from his car after driving across a flooded causeway in Clagiriba around 10 o'clock..
He was stranded on Beaudesert-Nerang Road for almost two hours before he could be pulled safely back to dry land.
Queensdland Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford is tearing is hair out today - frustrated by the number of people choosing to drive through flood water.
He says drivers are putting themselves and emergency workers' lives in danger by making poor judgement calls.