Title: "FLOODS in PARIS - Swollen Seine is rapidly rising to the catastrophe mark (21 ft.) - only fine weather can avert great disaster".
L/S of a suspension bridge over the swollen River Seine, in the foreground men clamber on piles of gravel and coal sticking out of the flood...
Areas near Paris suffer from bad floods.
French jockeys are forced to race rowing boats instead of horses due to heavy flooding.
Citizens are evacuated as flood levels reach lamp post height.
The river Seine rises and threatens to flood Paris.
Paris is flooded after heavy snow.
The worst floods for over 40 years affect all areas in France, reaching Paris itself.
As the flood waters recede, the French President visits some of the worst hit Paris suburbs.