The River Seine Overflows in Paris


The City of Paris remains on high alert as water levels in the River Seine continued to rise.


In some areas, the river has overflowed its banks.


Recent persistent heavy rain has caused water levels to rise in parts of the country.


The rising water flooded paths that are popular with walkers and cyclists.


More rain is expected this weekend.


The Seine is a 775-kilometre-long river in northern France. Its drainage basin is in the Paris Basin covering most of northern France.