Venice floods because of highest tide in 50 years

Venice floods because of highest tide in 50 years

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ROME — The mayor of Venice, who said that the city “was on its knees,” has called for a state of emergency and the closing of all schools after the Italian city was submerged under “acqua alta,” an exceptionally high tide — the highest in 50 years. Outdoor restaurant tables and chairs could be seen […]

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