People sit in a flooded bar amid rising water levels in Venice. Photo: EPA People sit in a flooded bar amid rising water levels in Venice. Photo: EPA
People sit in a flooded bar amid rising water levels in Venice. Photo: EPA
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Devastating Venice floods threaten priceless art, historic buildings and city’s unique way of life

  • Venice was hit Sunday by a record third exceptional tide in the same week
  • Churches, shops and homes have also been inundated in the Renaissance city, a Unesco World Heritage Site

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People sit in a flooded bar amid rising water levels in Venice. Photo: EPA People sit in a flooded bar amid rising water levels in Venice. Photo: EPA
People sit in a flooded bar amid rising water levels in Venice. Photo: EPA
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