Jun 2, 2016

Western Europe toils under flooding that's killed 5 people

Paris
Bavaria
France
Germany
by
Angela Charlton
,
Associated Press
Boats are lined up on the flooded Loing Canal in St Mammes, where the Loing joins the Seine south of Paris, June 2, 2016. Photo: Jerome Delay, AP
Boats are lined up on the flooded Loing Canal in St Mammes, where the Loing joins the Seine south of Paris, June 2, 2016. Photo: Jerome Delay, AP

Floods inundating parts of France, Germany and Belgium have killed five people and trapped thousands in homes or cars, as rivers have broken their banks from Paris to Bavaria...

In France, authorities say that areas along the Loing River, a tributary of the Seine, had seen waters rise to levels unseen since 1910, when a massive flood swamped the French capital