The worst floods for over 40 years affect all areas in France, reaching Paris itself.
Avignon, Seine et Marne, River Seine, Paris suburbs, Renault factory in Billancourt, Paris.
Flooded streets in Avignon. Various shots of flooded areas. Various shots of surrounding countryside of Paris, where the Marne and Seine rivers have overflowed. Various shots of Parisians by the River Seine, and fishermen with their nets. French Prime Minister, Pierre Mendes-France visits various Paris suburbs, with Interior Minister Francois Mitterand. Air views of the Seine Valley, Renault automobile plant. flooded countryside around Paris. AV's Paris flooded. A.V. The statue on the Pont d'Alma in Paris of a Zouave (French colonial soldier) up to its waist in water.