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IN PICS: The Paris flood of 2016 vs the 1910 'flood of the century'

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IN PICS: The Paris flood of 2016 vs the 1910 'flood of the century'
Photo: Golem 13
09:35 CEST+02:00
Now the Paris floods are receding, here's a look at how they compared to the great flood of 1910.
The flooding in the River Seine in Paris reached its peak on Saturday at 6.10 metres, which was still a far cry lower than the great flood of 1910 when the water hit 8.62 metres.
 
Here is a set of comparison images from entertainment website Golem 13. See more images here, some of them interactive. 
 
The Quai des Grands-Augustins on the left bank
 

Rue de Seine in the 6th arrondissement

The Saint-Lazare train station

The River Seine itself

Rue Massillon on the Ile de la Cité

The Odeon Metro station

For more pictures from Golem 13, click here.

 

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