The river is expected to peak in Paris on Sunday at 6 meters or less (19 feet, 8 inches) on the Austerlitz scale - below the 6.1 meters reached in exceptional floods in 2016, and well below the 8.6 meters hit in record floods in 1910. Just in front of the bridge close to the tunnel where Princess Diana was killed in a vehicle crash stands the Zouave.
The statue of a Crimean soldier - known as the Zouave - on the Pont de l'Alma has always been used as a marker for water levels in the city.
The Louvre announced the closure of the level that houses Islamic Art Wednesday, and it is unclear when that section will be able to reopen.
The rising Seine is spilling into the streets and wreaking havoc on the city after almost a week of heavy rainfall in Paris.
The river is expected to reach a peak of up to 6.2 metres in the capital today, which is four to five metres above its normal height.
By midday Friday, the Zouave had water up to its thighs.
Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo said the city was coping - but said that the flooding, coupled with recent summer heatwaves, was "clearly a question of the town adapting to climate change". "It's nice to watch the waters running faster".
French authorities have been put on standby as the rain-swollen Seine River continues to engulf surrounding walkways.
Joao De Macedo said residents of the building he manages all left three days ago.
Heavy rainfall in France has caused the Seine River in Paris to overflow its banks.
The situation is far more hard outside Paris. They will also have an economic impact on the businesses operating boats on the Seine, since all river traffic has been banned until further notice.
"Since the start of the year I have only been able to host just two events, instead of 10 normally", he said.
Some 20 flood warnings have been issued for Paris and surrounding areas, with French authorities putting residents and businesses along the capital's River Seine on high alert over rising floodwaters.
Golden State has won six of its last seven games and scored at least 123 points during its last two victories. F Danilo Gallinari said his glute injury is improving, but there is still no timetable for his return.
With that threat still under investigation, district officials made a decision to put the school on lock down. A student at Port Charlotte High School was arrested Friday afternoon for "Disruption of a School Function".
Chris Coons of DE said an ultra-conservative plan from the White House "absolutely could" destabilize the bipartisan talks . Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) tells WMBD he doesn't see it that way because of the deal struck with Sen.
She said that although she told him that she was married and did not want to have sex, he kept demanding that she do it. The abuse was apparently well-known among Wynn's employees - to the point that some took steps to protect one another.
Female Rebel BBL starts their season from the 9th f December, which is 10 days earlier from the male season of KFC BBL games. Fans of cricket across the world can see the online stream at the official Australian cricket website, and throw its app.
Greene and her lawyer argue that the similarities in the stories told by the three victims demonstrates a pattern of assault. Prosecutors said later that month they weren't charging him because the woman wasn't co-operating with the case.
The summit will set the agenda for the 30th ordinary session of heads of states and governments which will start on January, 27th. She said corruption is the major source and elements of financial flows which drains tremendous resources from the continent.
There is some forecast guidance that suggests colder weather will return to the central U.S.by early February. Clouds will be increasing across the Midlands on Thursday in advance of the next weather system.
President Donald Trump's decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem a "tangible sign" of U.S. commitment to the Jewish state. He promised to be a "fair arbitrator" in the peace process and vowed to deliver the "ultimate deal", Zolot said.
The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt , Germany, January 24, 2018. The IMF this week predicted a 2.2-percent growth in 2018, up from a previous estimate of 1.9 percent.
Just like modern stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have made soccer all the more popular in the United States of America. Still unsure? The series has been shown online since 2010, and the demand to watch it shows the growth is likely to continue.
Australia wins toss, bowls in 4th ODI vs. England
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Arsenal: Capable of Winning the Premier League Title?
With plenty of points to be won and lost, the title race is still very much on and Arsenal will be confident of bridging the gap. Defensively, Arsenal have improved since Shkodran Mustafi joined the club in the summer but there is still room for improvement.