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The Louvre and Muse dOrsay have shut their doors amid Paris floods

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 04, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Lacy Cooke last modified Jun 03, 2016

Insane flooding in France has prompted the evacuation of thousands of people, and now famed museums in Paris are worried about the rising River Seine. The river is the highest it's been in 30 years, and is expected to creep higher. The Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay announced plans to close so they can protect their art. Water levels haven't broken records yet, but more rain could fall this weekend. A 1910 flood still holds records. Back then, the River Seine rose to around 28 feet...






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