Paris’s Seine Rises to Highest in 34 Years as Rains Lash France

  • French railways halted part of surburban train RER C services
  • Seine River in Paris reached levels not reached since 1982

Flooded Seine river in Paris.

Photographer: Bertrand Guay/AFP via Getty Images

Paris’s Seine River rose to its highest level in more than 34 years, disrupting train traffic and prompting the Louvre museum to shut to move some its artwork from flood-prone storage areas.

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