Paris 2024: departure in the Seine and arrival at Pont Alexandre III, discover the triathlon route

Paris 2024: departure in the Seine and Arrival at Pont Alexandre III, Discover the Triathlon Route

The Organizing Committee of the Games unveiled, this Thursday, alongside the city of Paris, the “postcard setting”, which will host the triathlon and paratriathlon events, with a start and finish planned near the Pont Alexander III. A start of the event in the Seine, a route by bike then on foot crossing the most beautiful […]

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Storm Inès has caused flooding in the Seine-Maritime

Storm Inès: Flooding Evacuates Houses along the Seine

Thursday 13th February 2020, Seine-Maritime and Eure were placed on orange alert for flooding. Flooded, five houses had to be evacuated along the Seine. Thursday 13th February 2020, the storm Inès caused floods on the banks of the Seine in Seine-Maritime and Eure. With a tidal coefficient of 101, the river is still out of its bed. Five houses evacuated Seine-Maritime firefighters had to intervene 27 […]

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Floating taxis will be tested on the Seine in Paris

Paris: Floating Taxis Soon on the Seine?

You will soon be able to see SeaBubbles floating taxis on the Seine in Paris. For the moment it is a test before a possible authorisation in 2020. On May 18, 2018, onlookers could attend the first experimental flight of floating taxis , SeaBubbles, on the Seine in Paris.  According to Le Parisien , the state has given the green light […]

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A test of Sea Bubbles, "flying taxis" on the water on May 20, 2018 on the Seine in Paris.

Paris: New Tests on the Seine Sea Bubbles, These Strange “Flying Taxis”

Sea Bubbles, strange “flying taxis”, were tested Sunday on the Seine in Paris. They will be presented at the Salon Vivatech, which is held in the capital from the 24th to 26th May. Tests of Sea Bubbles, these “flying taxis” on the water resumed in Paris , after 6 months of suspension, said on Sunday to the AFP. A new […]

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On 25 January 2018, the flood of the Seine in Paris

Floods: Why the Decline of the Seine does not Sign the End of the Difficulties

WEATHER: The Seine in Paris, reached its flood peak on Monday and is expected to begin its decline from Tuesday … According Vigicrues, the decline of the Seine may be slow. Especially as the weather will spoil: from Wednesday, the rains return to the capital but also in the east and north. Vigilance and caution […]

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18 departments are on Orange alert for Floods and Snow

Floods and Snow: 18 Departments on Orange Alert this Saturday

This Saturday, 18 French departments are always placed in amber alert, five flood risk and three for “snow-ice”. In Paris, if the flood of the Seine is announced lower than expected, the capital prepares to its peak on Saturday. This Saturday will be dry and bright in the South, grey in the North, according to forecasts […]

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The peak levels of the Seine in Paris should not exceed 6 Metres

The Peak of the Flooding of the Seine in Paris will Not Exceed 6 Metres

The forecast of the peak of the flood of the Seine in Paris is downgraded. According to Vigicrues, it will be lower than in 2016. The flood peak of the Seine in Paris is expected to be between 5.80 m and 6 m at the weekend, said Vigicrues this Friday, revising downward from previous estimates that were considering a higher flood to […]

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19 departments are on Orange alert for floods, snow and ice

Floods, Snow and Ice: 19 Departments on Orange Alert

Floods continue to affect a large part of France and 15 departments are on orange alert for floods this Thursday. Meteo France has also triggered a snow-ice alert. The water was rising again on Wednesday on many rivers, including the River Seine, a phenomenon of exceptional floods by its geographical extent, the east to Paris and the Rhone […]

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23 departments are on Orange alert for floods

Floods Still Threaten: 23 Departments on Orange Alert, a Woman Killed

On Wednesday morning, 23 departments are still on orange alert for floods, disrupting many cities. In Alsace, a woman drowned. The Floods on Wednesday still threaten a part of France. 23 departments are still in orange alert : the levels of some rivers like the Seine continue to rise dangerously, depriving Paris and its suburban RER C. It could reach […]

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Flood risks in Paris and 25 other departments in France

Flood Risks. Paris and 25 other Departments on Orange Alert

Heavy rains in recent days have caused rising rivers, causing flood risks in many French departments. On Tuesday evening, 26 of them were placed on orange alert by Meteo France. In Paris, a crisis cell was convened by the mayor and residents are advised to avoid the Seine. The levels of the Seine and the Rhine continued to rise […]

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