Venice braced for third major flood | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, November 18, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 11:57 PM, November 17, 2019

Venice braced for third major flood

Venice was braced yesterday for an unprecedented third major flooding in less than a week, with sea water due to swamp the already devastated historic city where authorities have declared a state of emergency. The city forecast “acqua alta”, or high water, of 160 centimetres (over five feet) for just after midday, lower than Tuesday’s 187 centimetres -- the highest level in half a century -- but still dangerous.

 

 

 

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