IN PICTURES: Wild weather pummels France

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The Local - [email protected] • 31 May, 2016 Updated Tue 31 May 2016 16:58 CEST
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Heavy rains have left submerged cars and flooded villages across France, and even breached the banks on the Seine River.


France's weather agency has issued a slew of warnings across the country as the rain continues to pour. 

Read all the weather updates here - and see some of the dramatic images from the past few days. 

Rescuing firefighters patrol aboard a dinghy through the flooded town of Bruay-la-Buissiere, near Lens, northern France.

More submerged cars in Lens. 

Residents in the flooded Nemours, north of Paris. Photo: AFP

A car heads through a flooded road in Meung-sur-Loire southern Orleans.


A woman stands next to her flooded house in Meung-sur-Loire southern Orleans.

People pump water out their flooded house in southern Orleans.

The banks of the River Seine in Paris.
The banks of the River Seine in Paris.
Part of the Georges-Pompidou bank was closed to traffic.
No walking along the banks of the Seine today!




The Local 2016/05/31 16:58

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