Floods Have Forced the Louvre to Close so Artwork Can Be Moved

June 2, 2016 7:18 PM

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Floods Have Forced the Louvre to Close so Artwork Can Be Moved

The Louvre in Paris will be closed Friday so workers can move art from its lower levels as the threat of flooding becomes more real.

Days of rain in France have caused the Seine, which runs through Paris and past the Louvre, to rise 16 feet and overflow its banks, inundating parts of the French capital. The museum holds some of the world’s more treasured art, including the Mona Lisa.

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