Photos: France’s Seine River at its highest since 1982

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FRANCE-ENVIRONMENT-WEATHER-FLOOD Chickens wait to be evacuated onto a dinghy accross a flooded street on June 1, 2016 in Souppes-sur-Loing, southeast of Paris. Torrential downpours have lashed parts of northern Europe in recent days, leaving four dead in Germany, breaching the banks of the Seine in Paris and flooding rural roads and villages. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD

The country’s Seine River kept rising Friday to its highest levels in nearly 35 years, spilling into Paris’ streets and forcing the city’s landmarks to shut down.