People walk across the flooded St Mark’s Square by St Mark’s Basilica in Venice. Photo: AFP

No respite for flooded Venice as city issues highest weather warning

  • The forecast means that vast parts of the popular tourist city are once again expected to be submerged in water
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People walk across the flooded St Mark’s Square by St Mark’s Basilica in Venice. Photo: AFP
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A tourist woman walks across the flooded San Marco Square in Venice. Photo: Xinhua

Italy’s city of canals Venice faces more floods as state of emergency declared

  • Perilous deluges have caused millions of euros worth of damage to the Unesco city
  • Undeterred, tourists have been larking around in the flooded St Marco Square in the sunshine during breaks from the rain, snapping selfies in neon plastic boots
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A tourist woman walks across the flooded San Marco Square in Venice. Photo: Xinhua
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