This picture taken on June 3, 2016 shows the Zouave statue of the Alma bridge flooded by the river Seine by the Eiffel tower following heavy rainfalls in Paris. — AFP photo
The levels of the River Seine in Paris have started dropping slightly after reaching a 34-year high on Friday.
The river level rose to 6.1m (20ft) above it normal height overnight.
Floods also forced parts of the metro system and major landmarks to close, while the Louvre and Orsay museums were shut while staff moved art to safety.
Despite the water level falling on Saturday morning, Paris remains under the second-highest alert, …read more
Source: New Age