Paris floods: Seine level starts dropping after 30-year high

June 4, 2016 9:04 AM

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Paris floods: Seine level starts dropping after 30-year high

The levels of the River Seine in Paris have started dropping slightly after reaching a 34-year high on Friday.

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.

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