Flooded+Venice+battles+new+tidal+surge
Saturday, 16 November 2019 - 8:27
Flooded Venice battles new tidal surge
707

Views
Flooded Venice has been hit by a new high tide of 5ft, giving residents no respite from a crisis costing Italy millions of Euros.

World-famous St Mark's Square, a magnet for tourists, has been closed, and schools are shut for a third day.

The canal city's famous waterbuses - the vaporetti - are not running.

The 6 feet peak on Tuesday was the highest level in more than 50 years, damaging monuments, shops and homes.

More than 80% of the city was flooded.

The government declared a state of emergency in the UNESCO world heritage site.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,309 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
67,650 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
24,146 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
50,486 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,037 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
115,561 Views
Top