The Baths of Saturnia, in Tuscany, have been invaded by the flood of mud!
Water levels expected to rise again in Venice on Friday 19/11/2019.
A Mediterranean Cyclone - is on course to strike Italy in the next 24 hours as parts of the country are warned of torrential rainfall and intense winds.
Tourists and locals in Venice are in shock at flood damage caused to one of the city's most famous sites!
It is saddening to state that the water levels in Venice have not been this high in over 50 years. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said on Twitter that “Venice is on its knees.’’
It has been said for many years that Venice City (Venezia) in Italy is sinking, but a new scientists study suggests it could be as soon as 2100.
This week's deluge proved too much even for one famous Venice bookstore which had resigned itself to constant flooding, keeping its books inside bathtubs and boats!
Venice was underwater yesterday as violent storms swept across Italy. More than 85% of Venice was flooded, including the historic St Mark’s basilica.
Two people have died as the highest water levels for more than 50 years caused hundreds of millions of euros of possibly irreparable damage in Venice!