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Friday, June 3

Waterlogged

"About half of Texas is under flood watches or warnings"

"Following days of relentless rainfall that has already devastated large swaths of Western Europe, a swollen River Seine, the fabled waterway that cuts through the heart of Paris, has burst its banks, rising well over 18 feet above its normal level."

Lipan Trail, Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in Horseshoe Bend, Texas. Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding along the Brazos River, which reached a record high Tuesday as more rain was expected in the coming days.
Photo: Paul Moseley/Star-Telegram via AP



The Zouave statue at Pont de l'Alma has long been used to track water levels during flooding events on the Seine. During the Great Flood of Paris in 1910, the water reached his shoulders.
Photo: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images


Waterlogged Texas braces for more rain as flooding continues
By Associated Press
Published: June 2, 2016, 12:46 pm Updated: June 2, 2016, 2:11 pm

The Louvre enacts art evacuation plan as historic flooding hits Paris
By Mother Nature Network
Published: June 3, 2016 - 3:55 pm

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