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Nov

Venice submerged by record-breaking floodingA family wading through a flooded Venetian street wear trash bags around their legs to keep dry on Nov. 11 during an ‘Acqua Alta’ in Venice. In some areas of Venice, the flood water has reached 5 feet — the 6th highest level since records began in 1872. This is the 4th time since 2000 that Venice has been submerged by record high flood water.
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Venice submerged by record-breaking flooding
A family wading through a flooded Venetian street wear trash bags around their legs to keep dry on Nov. 11 during an ‘Acqua Alta’ in Venice. In some areas of Venice, the flood water has reached 5 feet — the 6th highest level since records began in 1872. This is the 4th time since 2000 that Venice has been submerged by record high flood water.

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21

Mar

Still-sinking Venice is also tiltingAs if rising seawater and a sinking city weren’t enough, scientists have now discovered that the City of Bridges is also tilting a millimeter or two eastward per year.

Still-sinking Venice is also tilting
As if rising seawater and a sinking city weren’t enough, scientists have now discovered that the City of Bridges is also tilting a millimeter or two eastward per year.