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Paris: heavy rains flood streets and metro stations, disrupt traffic

2022-08-16T17:40:42.326Z

Several metro stops are no longer served, such as the Daumesnil, Pont de l'Alma and Pantin stations. A flood. After several weeks of heat wave, downpours fell on Paris this Tuesday, August 16 at the end of the afternoon, causing multiple floods in the streets and metro stations. In the 15th arrondissement of the capital, users of the Balard station had to put their feet in the water to access the platforms, the water having seeped into the basements. Several stops have not been served since the



A flood.

After several weeks of heat wave, downpours fell on Paris this Tuesday, August 16 at the end of the afternoon, causing multiple floods in the streets and metro stations.

In the 15th arrondissement of the capital, users of the Balard station had to put their feet in the water to access the platforms, the water having seeped into the basements.

Several stops have not been served since the beginning of the evening, namely Daumesnil, in the 12th arrondissement, the Pont de l'Alma, on line 9, and the Pantin station, line 5.

Traffic in the streets was also impacted on Tuesday evening, due to several flooded boulevards, according to numerous images posted on social networks.

New York Avenue was also under water, according to Internet users.

Slowdowns were also reported by the SNCF.

On line J of the transilien, between Paris Saint-Lazare and Ermont-Eaubonne, "

weather conditions are disrupting traffic

", indicates the organization's Twitter account.

In addition to precipitation, hailstones were observed in the capital.

More information to follow...

Source: lefigaro

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