Louvre museum closes to evacuate stored art as floodwaters rise

Louvre museum closes to evacuate stored art as floodwaters rise

 The Louvre museum in flood-hit Paris said it would close on Friday to evacuate artworks held in its underground reserves as the River Seine began to burst its banks. The riverside museum – the most visited in the world, home to everything from the Mona Lisa to priceless Egyptian artefacts, took the radical action after […]