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Paris on flooding alert as rising Seine causes travel disruption

Galleries consider moving works of art as water levels approach highest mark in over a century

Parisians have been warned to stay away from the river Seine as it continues to rise, flooding surrounding roads and causing disruption to the city’s transport network.

As water levels increased on Wednesday, the capital’s authorities said the river could pass the 6.10-metre (20ft) level of 2016, the highest in over a century and more than four metres above its normal height.

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