In pictures: Torrential rain batters France, Germany
This picture taken on June 3, 2016 shows the Zouave statue of the Alma bridge flooded by the river Seine by the Eiffel tower following heavy rainfalls in Paris, France. Torrential downpours have lashed parts of northern Europe in recent day. Photo: AFP
Visitors to the music festival Rock am Ring are seen wading through mud after a heavy downpour in the west German city of Mendig on June 3, 2016. Photo: AFP
This picture taken on June 5, 2016 shows the River Cher at the Castle of Chenonceaux. Photo: AFP
A man paddles inside a canoe in a flooded street of Savonnières near Tours following heavy rainfalls on the Cher region, on June 4, 2016. Photo: AFP
People sit on stairs outside their building as the streets are flooded by the River Seine on June 5, 2016, in Elbeuf, western France.