Louvre and Musee d'Orsay Shut Down and Evacuate Artworks Due to Threat of Flood

The Louvre Museum and the Musée d’Orsay have closed their doors early today and are preparing to evacuate artworks as the water level of the swollen river Seine continues to rise. Both Parisian institutions are located along the banks of the river, which rose over sixteen feet. According to The Telegraph,