Flooding in Paris and other French cities

The end of the most rainy in the last 150 years may in France was marked by continuous rains that continued in June. After four days of continuous rain, the water level in the Seine within the boundaries of Paris have risen by 4.15 m above normal, which the authorities shut down some subway lines. Were flooded embankment, a tower and part of the quay d’orsay. Orange alert level because of rains declared in 26 departments of the country, including in Paris. In many places the rains have led to flooding. The Louvre Museum has suspended work. Just due to the floods in France, according to the interior Ministry, were evacuated 5.5 thousand people. Have been flooded dozens of towns. The brunt of the disaster came to Nemours in 80 km from Paris.