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Is Paris prepared if Seine floods?

In 1910 the river Seine in Paris rose eight metres above its normal level. Experts are now predicting that if a similar flood happened today, half a million homes could be lost and hundreds of thousands made homeless.

In 1910 the river Seine in Paris rose eight metres above its normal level.

Experts are now predicting that if a similar flood happened today, half a million homes could be lost and hundreds of thousands made homeless.

As Christian Fraser reports, there is real concern that the city seems totally unprepared for the possibility.

  • 27 Dec
  • From the section Europe