The level of the River Garonne around Marmande -- between Bordeaux and Toulouse -- remains "very high".
This was one of France's major rivers, the Garonne, after the southwestern region was hit by Storm Justine.
Waves crash over Newhaven lighthouse and harbour wall on the south coast of England, as Storm Bella brings rain and high winds to the UK.
In the past two months, about 400,000 tonnes of snow were removed from Norilsk.
North-western France on Thursday braced for heavy rainfall and winds of up to 150kmh, with a red alert issued in Morbihan, Brittany.
Torrential rains and floods swept the Greek island of Evia, killing seven, damaging dozens of houses and blocking roads.
Survivors of the Air India Express plane crash said that the plane swayed violently before crash landing at the Kozhikode airport, in southern India.
The salty substance, which blew in from the Irish Sea on Monday and Wednesday, bore a striking resemblance to snow.