May 2015, India severe heat wave [over 46C/115F] kills over 2,500. Worst since 1979 -June 2015,
Pakistan heat wave (45C+) claims over 200.
Montana, USA has hottest June since 1898. Warmest May & June ever for Barrow, Alaska.
July 2015, European heatwave Iberian Peninsula (43C+), areas of France (40C), Germany (38C), Italy and England (36C), Sweden (32C) surpassing weather record highs in many areas.
Downpours / Flash floods:
May 2013, Port Louis, Mauritius, 152mm (6”) rain in 2 hours. 10 deaths in flash flood.
Jan 2015, Madagascar, Malawi, South Africa -Mar
2015, Chile’s Atacama desert, 7 years of rain in 12 hours, 25 dead, 125 missing. –
May 2015, Oklahoma, USA, 365mm (14.4”) and Texas 223mm (8.81”) rain in one month the most ever for one month for either state.
May 2015, Queensland, Australia, 277mm (11”) rain in 3 hours. Total 333mm (13”) in 24 hours.
June 2015, Accra, Ghana, heavy rains lead to floods then gasoline in flood waters explodes killing 150. –
June 2015 Kamloops, BC, Canada; Mexico, –
June 2015, Sochi, Russia, 150mm, one month’s rain in one day cause floods. –
June 2015, Colombia experienced 215 disasters in one month including windstorms, floods, landslides, flash floods, hail and thunderstorms; hundreds of homes destroyed, 31 bridges affected, hundreds missing and 202,000 families impacted. –
June 2015, 300mm (12”) rain in one day drenches Mumbai, India –
July2015, 82+ dead in Europe floods; 50,000 evacuated as waters engulf Prague, worst in over century; Danube closed to shipping as river tops century high mark and continues to rise threatening villages.
July 2015, worst flooding in decades hits Western Nepal killing over 422+ and over 2,000 livestock, destroying farms and turning 60,000 homeless. –
July 2015, 250,000+ affected by monsoon rains in Myanmar and Bangladesh. Villages under water, dozens dead.
July 2015 With at least 477 reports of severe weather, Monday July 13, 2015, was the most active severe weather day in the U.S. in years.
…you get the idea.
There are more storms, more extremes with more intensity…
Also more frequency of twin tornadoes, more occurrences of grapefruit-sized hail, more instances of extreme fluctuations in temperature from morning to afternoon.