People watch the Seine river from the Leopold-Sedar-Senghor bridge in Paris, France, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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Leaks began to appear Friday in the basements of Paris buildings as the Seine inched higher, with forecasters warning that the river could stay high throughout next week, especially if more rain is dumped on France.The Paris region has been deeply affected by the floods that hit the country over the past week. A main commuter line, the RER C, has halted service at Paris stops through Wednesday, and some expressways that run alongside the Seine have been closed.Elsewhere in the Seine basin, the Yonne department south of Paris was seeing "significant flooding" Friday, the prefecture said, blocking access to about 40 roads and forcing a school to close.
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