Saturday 17 November 2018

In Pictures: Venice left under water as deadly storms hit

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People walk in a flooded Saint Mark Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy October 29, 2018 Reuters/Manuel Silvestri
People walk in a flooded Saint Mark Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy October 29, 2018 Reuters/Manuel Silvestri
A woman looks at destroyed yachts which lie on the shore after windstorm and the strong sea storm in Rapallo, Italy, October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
People walk in a flooded Saint Mark Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy October 29, 2018 Reuters/Manuel Silvestri
Destroyed yachts lie on the shore after windstorm and the strong sea storm in Rapallo, Italy, October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Semi-submerged yacht of Pier Silvio Berlusconi is seen in the harbour after windstorm and the strong sea storm in Rapallo, Italy, October 30, 2018. Reuters/Massimo Pinca
Workers prepare the catwalk in a flooded Saint Mark Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy October 29, 2018 Reuters/Manuel Silvestri
People walk on a catwalk in a flooded Saint Mark Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy October 29, 2018 Reuters/Manuel Silvestri
A woman removes water from a shop in a flooded street of Venice, Italy, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, as, according to city officials, 70 percent of the lagoon city has been flooded by waters rising 149 centimeters (more than 58 1/2 inches) above sea level. Venice frequently floods when high winds push in water from the lagoon, but Monday's levels are exceptional and forecast to rise even higher, to 160 centimeters (nearly 63 inches) by mid-afternoon. (Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP)
People walk in a flooded street of Venice, Italy, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, as, according to city officials, 70 percent of the lagoon city has been flooded by waters rising 149 centimeters (more than 58 1/2 inches) above sea level. Venice frequently floods when high winds push in water from the lagoon, but Monday's levels are exceptional and forecast to rise even higher, to 160 centimeters (nearly 63 inches) by mid-afternoon. (Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP)
A couple walk in the flooded Saint Mark Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
REFILE - CORRECTING GRAMMAR People walk in flooded Saint Mark Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
A view of flooded Saint Mark Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

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