More rain in a few days than normally expected in a year. That’s climate change.

The report on deadly mudslides in Switzerland and Italy squeezed that little tidbit of information between a couple of great photos of flooding in the region.

I can be quite sanguine about death because individually we are so insignificant.  But clearly as a species we have wrought awesome changes on this planet, including upsetting the weather.  If we think this is bad, imagine how much worse it is going to get as we continue to breed and consume the planet.

In the meantime, enjoy the view:

An aerial view of a flooded area near Lake Maggiore shows a farm surrounded by water near the village of Magadino in Ticino, Switzerland, on 16 November 2014

BBC:  Deadly mudslides engulf homes in Switzerland and Italy

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