A man poses for a photo by a cardboard cut-out of the Vitruvian Man in Venice’s flooded St Mark’s Square on Tuesday. Photo: AFP A man poses for a photo by a cardboard cut-out of the Vitruvian Man in Venice’s flooded St Mark’s Square on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
A man poses for a photo by a cardboard cut-out of the Vitruvian Man in Venice’s flooded St Mark’s Square on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Italy

Venice under water as flood defences fail

  • Famous sites like St Mark’s Square submerged, with damage totalling up to US$606 million feared
  • Risk of landslides and avalanches remains high across Italy after recent heavy rains and snowfall

Topic |   Italy
A man poses for a photo by a cardboard cut-out of the Vitruvian Man in Venice’s flooded St Mark’s Square on Tuesday. Photo: AFP A man poses for a photo by a cardboard cut-out of the Vitruvian Man in Venice’s flooded St Mark’s Square on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
A man poses for a photo by a cardboard cut-out of the Vitruvian Man in Venice’s flooded St Mark’s Square on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE