France has closed navigation on the Seine river because of rising water level

© RIA Novosti / Daniil Nizamutdinova Seine in Paris. Archival photoFrance has closed navigation on the Seine river because of rising water level© RIA Novosti / Daniil Nizamutdinov

The famous Paris river boat Bateaux Mouches stopped on Monday to walk along the Seine due to rising water level in the river, according to one of the operators.

«Because of the stay of water navigation is closed,» the statement reads in the official account of the company in Facebook.

Rains in the capital region of France with breaks coming few days. Currently in Paris declared a code yellow warning of adverse weather conditions due to strong wind, rain and risk of flooding.

«Water in the Paris segment of the Seine arriving all week because of rising water levels in the Marne and Seine, as well as due to the past weekend and today’s rainfall,» according to the French information Service on flood risk Vigicrues.

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