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France Sees Worst Rains in 50 Years, Floods Peak in Paris

Floodwaters reached a peak in Paris on Monday and were threatening towns downstream along the rain-engorged Seine River as it winds through Normandy toward the English Channel. Rivers swollen by France's heaviest rains in 50 years have engulfed romantic quays in Paris, swallowed up gardens and roads, halted riverboat cruises — and raised concerns about climate change. The national weather service Meteo France said Monday that January has seen nearly double normal rainfall...

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