Eyes in the US have been focused on the return of the missing severe storms, which were somehow absent last year.
Meanwhile, central Europe is encountering severe floods, eclipsing 50 to 70 year records UPDATE: without precedent over recent centuries in various places. At least eight people were reported to have died and nine were missing due to floods in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.
UPDATE: heaviest impact is on the Austrian – German border; See also here.
A liter per square meter works out to a millimeter; in American measurements the bullseyes have received over a foot of rain. .