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Seine River bursts its banks in Paris after days of non-stop rain
Exceptionally heavy rains have caused power outages and forced about 400 evacuations from homes in the suburbs along the Seine.
The banks of the Seine River cover a park in Paris on Jan. 29, 2018.
Floodwaters have reached a peak in Paris and are now threatening towns downstream along the rain-engorged Seine River.
Weeks of heavy rains have swollen the Seine and tributaries, forcing road closures, engulfing scenic embankments and halting river boat cruises through the French capital.
The flooded banks of the Seine River in Paris leave trees and street lamps partially submerged after days of almost non-stop rain caused flooding in the country, on Jan. 27.
The Seine and Marne rivers overflowed their banks, prompting authorities to close several roads and cancel boat cruises as water levels rose nearly 11 feet above the normal level.
The flooded banks of the Seine reflect the Eiffel Tower at night after days of rainy weather, on Jan. 23.