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Paris under water

The Zouave soldier statue wears a life vest as high waters from rain continue to cause the Seine River to overflow its banks in Paris. 


REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

The Zouave soldier statue wears a life vest as high waters from rain continue to cause the Seine River to overflow its banks in Paris. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

The Zouave soldier statue wears a life vest as high waters from rain continue to cause the Seine River to overflow its banks in Paris. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Municipal employees assists residents who walk on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. 


REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Municipal employees assists residents who walk on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Municipal employees assists residents who walk on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A municipal employee assists a resident who walks on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. 

REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A municipal employee assists a resident who walks on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A municipal employee assists a resident who walks on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Municipal employees assist a resident who sits in a boat as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. 


REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Municipal employees assist a resident who sits in a boat as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Municipal employees assist a resident who sits in a boat as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A resident walks on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A resident walks on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A resident walks on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A municipal employee assists a resident who walks on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A municipal employee assists a resident who walks on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A municipal employee assists a resident who walks on elevated boards as the Marne River overflows its banks in Gournay-sur-Marne, near Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A view shows moored peniche houseboats and the Eiffel Tower along the flooded banks of the River Seine.


 REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows moored peniche houseboats and the Eiffel Tower along the flooded banks of the River Seine. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows moored peniche houseboats and the Eiffel Tower along the flooded banks of the River Seine. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A view shows the Statue of Liberty replica and flooded banks of the River Seine. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows the Statue of Liberty replica and flooded banks of the River Seine. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows the Statue of Liberty replica and flooded banks of the River Seine. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A view shows the Pont d'Iena bridge, the Eiffel Tower and the flooded banks of the River Seine. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows the Pont d'Iena bridge, the Eiffel Tower and the flooded banks of the River Seine. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows the Pont d'Iena bridge, the Eiffel Tower and the flooded banks of the River Seine. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A parking desk is partly submerged by the River Seine. 


REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A parking desk is partly submerged by the River Seine. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A parking desk is partly submerged by the River Seine. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A man fishes on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris. 

REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A man fishes on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A man fishes on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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Men take pictures of a street lamp on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Men take pictures of a street lamp on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Men take pictures of a street lamp on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A Christmas tree next to a tree is seen on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris. 

REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A Christmas tree next to a tree is seen on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A Christmas tree next to a tree is seen on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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A dog is seen at the entrance of a house in the flooded residential area of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. 

REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A dog is seen at the entrance of a house in the flooded residential area of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A dog is seen at the entrance of a house in the flooded residential area of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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General view of the Seine River that overflows its banks as heavy rains throughout the country have caused flooding. REUTERS/Sandra Auger

General view of the Seine River that overflows its banks as heavy rains throughout the country have caused flooding. REUTERS/Sandra Auger

General view of the Seine River that overflows its banks as heavy rains throughout the country have caused flooding. REUTERS/Sandra Auger
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Residents on a small boat leave home in a flooded street of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. 

REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Residents on a small boat leave home in a flooded street of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Residents on a small boat leave home in a flooded street of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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An elderly woman is helped by fire brigade divers after she went back home to feed animals in a flooded residential area in Conde-Sainte-Libiaire, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

An elderly woman is helped by fire brigade divers after she went back home to feed animals in a flooded residential area in Conde-Sainte-Libiaire, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

An elderly woman is helped by fire brigade divers after she went back home to feed animals in a flooded residential area in Conde-Sainte-Libiaire, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Residents on a small boat leave home in a flooded street of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Residents on a small boat leave home in a flooded street of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Residents on a small boat leave home in a flooded street of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A street lamp is seen on the flooded banks of the Seine River in Paris.


REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A street lamp is seen on the flooded banks of the Seine River in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A street lamp is seen on the flooded banks of the Seine River in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A resident leaves home in a flooded street of a residential area in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. 


REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A resident leaves home in a flooded street of a residential area in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A resident leaves home in a flooded street of a residential area in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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General view of the Seine River that overflows its banks as heavy rains throughout the country have caused flooding. REUTERS/Sandra Auger

General view of the Seine River that overflows its banks as heavy rains throughout the country have caused flooding. REUTERS/Sandra Auger

General view of the Seine River that overflows its banks as heavy rains throughout the country have caused flooding. REUTERS/Sandra Auger
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A resident is evacuated by Paris police divers using a small boat in a flooded residential street in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A resident is evacuated by Paris police divers using a small boat in a flooded residential street in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A resident is evacuated by Paris police divers using a small boat in a flooded residential street in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A view shows the flooded banks of the Seine River. 

REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows the flooded banks of the Seine River. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows the flooded banks of the Seine River. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Residents use a small boat in a flooded street of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Residents use a small boat in a flooded street of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Residents use a small boat in a flooded street of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A general view shows the Notre Dame Cathedral at night, on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris, France, after days of almost non-stop rain caused flooding in the country. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A general view shows the Notre Dame Cathedral at night, on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris, France, after days of almost non-stop rain caused flooding in the country. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A general view shows the Notre Dame Cathedral at night, on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris, France, after days of almost non-stop rain caused flooding in the country. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A view shows the Zouave statue as the Seine River rises in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows the Zouave statue as the Seine River rises in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows the Zouave statue as the Seine River rises in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A view shows the flooded banks of the Seine River and the Eiffel Tower. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows the flooded banks of the Seine River and the Eiffel Tower. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A view shows the flooded banks of the Seine River and the Eiffel Tower. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Paris police divers use a small boat to help a resident to leave home as they patrol a flooded street of a residential area in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges. 

REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Paris police divers use a small boat to help a resident to leave home as they patrol a flooded street of a residential area in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Paris police divers use a small boat to help a resident to leave home as they patrol a flooded street of a residential area in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A Paris fire-brigade diver checks the mooring-ropes of a peniche boat moored on the flooded banks of the Seine River. 


REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A Paris fire-brigade diver checks the mooring-ropes of a peniche boat moored on the flooded banks of the Seine River. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A Paris fire-brigade diver checks the mooring-ropes of a peniche boat moored on the flooded banks of the Seine River. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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The Pont de la Tournelle is seen as the muddy Seine River covers its banks. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

The Pont de la Tournelle is seen as the muddy Seine River covers its banks. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

The Pont de la Tournelle is seen as the muddy Seine River covers its banks. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
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Paris police divers use a small boat to patrol a flooded street of a residential area in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. 


REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Paris police divers use a small boat to patrol a flooded street of a residential area in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Paris police divers use a small boat to patrol a flooded street of a residential area in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, near Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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