River Seine

Paris on alert as swollen River Seine reaches peak levels

The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris reached its highest level in three decades, spilling its banks and prompting the Louvre museum to shut its doors and evacuate artworks in its basement.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Paris floods ease but alerts in France's north

The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris receded after reaching its highest level in three decades as attention turned to other areas of France where alert warnings have been issued.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Paris on alert as swollen River Seine reaches peak levels

The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris reached its highest level in three decades, spilling its banks and prompting the Louvre museum to shut its doors and evacuate artworks in its basement.