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.
Nothing has changed (on his future).There was the summer, then after the summer and nothing has changed. It's a win-win situation if you stay in the Premier League , so that is something we have to consider.
It's not clear where Trump got the $4bn figure; at the time Boeing had a $170m contract to begin work on the next Air Force One. That contract is separate from the arrangement between Boeing and the Air Force for upkeep of the current Air Force One fleet.
Incidentally, the ruling Congress too has been shying away from negotiations as the party has been backing Goa since May 2007. The pro-Kannada organisations and organisations of farming communities had earlier also called for bandh over the dispute.
On the Netflix side of things, Flanagan is now working with Macy on a production of " The Haunting of Hill House ". Some other things happen that have direct connections to the occurrences at the Hotel in the original movie.
The figure has risen 15-per-cent since the same time in 2016, and is significantly higher than the 2,744 figure recorded in 2014. The Government describes them as " single night snapshots of the number of people sleeping rough ".
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.
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.
Dannel Malloy (D-Conn.) said on Friday that CT taxpayers stand to lose $10 billion as a result of changes to the SALT deduction. Andrew Cuomo of NY said the bill was a "fundamental violation of states' rights" in a conference call, according to USA Today.
Assange sought political asylum in the embassy in June 2012, after a failed legal battle to prevent his extradition to Sweden . The hearing involved a plea by Assange's lawyers to cancel a pending arrest warrant against the campaigner.
The aircraft decision ruling paves the way for Bombardier to begin deliveries of Canadian-built CS100 jets to Delta this year. In a statement, Bombardier said the ITC's decision was a "victory for innovation, competition, and the rule of law".
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US Vice President Pence welcomes end to government shutdown
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