Paris alert over rising waters of River Seine

The waters of the River Seine that winds through Paris have been swollen by recent heavy rainfall, causing the closure of some riverside sites at the weekend and plans to evacuate others if the rise continues in the centre of the capital which in 2016 experienced flooding that left four people dead and 24 others injured.

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The water level in the Seine River is rising after massive rainfall, raising concerns that it could break its bank in Paris, reports ABC News.