The city experiences the highest tide and flooding in the past 50 years! A state of emergency is declared, as heavy rain and winds continue.
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!
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!
Floors and mosaics of Venice landmark damaged by saltwater.
A man has gone for a swim in St Mark's Square in Venice, as the beautiful Italian city was hit by the highest tide (Aqua Alta) in 50 years.
Ferrero, the Italian brand behind Nutella, has introduced its first biscuits filled with the iconic hazelnut spread in supermarkets across Italy.