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Paris under water after days of rain

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>> After days of torrential rain.>>
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> If the Seine continues to rise, it would be the Parisians who would be in the water. So, it's good that it's stabilized and that the waters will begin to recede.>> But officials have warned it could take weeks for the capital to dry out after France's wettest May in 100 years.
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The southern suburbs have been the worst affected. Up market districts along the Seine River also feeling the pain.>>
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But it could be worse, because it's only the cellars for us at the moment, and when you see other places in France where it's happening, it's even worse.>> Over night on Friday, the Seine peaked at just over six meters, it's highest level in 30 years. As the waters started to recede on Saturday, Parisians breathed a sigh of relief.
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