In photos: Geneva after the flood (by Ann Fitzpatrick)

GENEVA, Switzerland – While a few pedestrian pathways remain closed, the rain has subsided, river waters are receding and bridges have reopened.

Geneva resident Anne D. Fitzpatrick went for a walk and captured the city after the flood.

Photo at left, shows fog over the Rhone River near the Jonction with the Arve in the St. Jean neighborhood.

At Pont de Jonction looking down on the Arve (right) & Rhone (left) rivers with the flooding
At Pont de la Jonction looking down on the Arve (right) & Rhone (left) rivers.
 The muddy water of the Arve pushing into the the far side of the Rhone River.
The muddy water of the Arve pushing into the far side of the Rhone River.
Massive, violent flow of water on the Arve River.
Massive flow of water on the Arve River.
Two large trees stuck under these pillars. This bridge is one of four closed due to the inundation & massive energy of the water on the Arve River
Two large trees stuck under the pillars due to the inundation and violent energy of the water on the Arve River.
A helicopter assessing the Arve River in Geneva
A helicopter assessing the Arve River.
Paths on either side of the Rhone & Arve are closed because of risks:danger
Paths on either side of the Rhone & Arve are closed because of risks/danger.
snail after the rain
And after the rain comes the… snail.

All photos by Ann D. Fitzpatrick.



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