At the Eiffel Tower (Gare Champ de Mars) things were similarly damp.
Another indication of the fear factor is given by this map.
The dark blue shows flooding in 1910 at street level, the lighter colour is the "inondations des caves" i.e. cellars and many sections of Metro.
And a final cheerful thought!
The latest bulletins, however, suggest that, with an improvement in the weather, the rise in water level has slowed and will reach a manageable peak this afternoon and evening. This extract was published yesterday at about 1300.
Line C will remain closed until river levels have subsided to a safe level with engineers (and passengers!) hoping that it doesn't start raining!
Denby Dale bits and pieces etc has been postponed to tomorrow.