Europe floods: Seine could peak at six metres as Louvre closes doors

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Floodwaters flowing through Paris could mean the river Seine peaks at six metres on Friday, officials have said, with the Louvre museum closing its doors to the public to allow priceless artworks to be removed in an emergency.
“The museum will remain closed to the public tomorrow [Friday] out of precaution: there is no danger to the public or our staff but will allow us to calmly remove certain art collections should it be necessary,” an internal email to staff, seen by Reuters, stated. Continue reading…