Nearly 1,500 evacuated in Paris region as rising Seine poses flood risk  

  29 January 2018    Read: 1258
Nearly 1,500 evacuated in Paris region as rising Seine poses flood risk  
Nearly 1,500 people have been evacuated from homes in the Paris region, with authorities on alert for any major flood risk after the levels of the swollen River Seine rose further on Sunday.  

Michel Delpuech, head of the Paris police body, told reporters that around 1,500 people had been moved out of homes in the Ile de France region comprising the French capital and its suburbs.


“The waters will only go away slowly,” added Delpuech. 

Michel Delpuech, head of the Paris police body, told reporters that around 1,500 people had been moved out of homes in the Ile de France region comprising the French capital and its suburbs.


“The waters will only go away slowly,” added Delpuech.

 


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