“At least 43 people have died and many more are missing after severe floods in western Germany. Another six are dead in Belgium, and the Netherlands has also been badly affected.” BBC with the latest: Dozens dead and more missing in Europe flooding. And here are pictures from the scenes.

+ Moon, River. How’s this for a forecast: “A new study on high tide flooding predicts that the mid-2030s could be catastrophically wet in U.S. coastal regions — and it could stay that way for an entire decade.” A Study Predicts Record Flooding In The 2030s, And It’s Partly Because Of The Moon.