Nearly 1,500 Evacuated in Paris Region as Rising Seine Poses Flood Risk

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Bulgaria: Nearly 1,500 Evacuated in Paris Region as Rising Seine Poses Flood Risk pixabay.com

Nearly 1,500 people have been evacuated from homes in the Paris region, with authorities on alert for any major flood risk after the levels of the swollen River Seine rose further on Sunday, Reuters reported.

Michel Delpuech, head of the Paris police body, told reporters that around 1,500 people had been moved out of homes in the Ile de France region comprising the French capital and its suburbs. 

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