Worst Floods in 50 Years Brings Venice to a Standstill | Mayor Declares State of Emergency

Mayor Declares State of Emergency

After “apocalyptic” floods swept through the lagoon city Venice’s mayor declared a state of emergency on Wednesday. Enjoyed this video? SUBSCRIBE us on YOUTUBE Incessant rains have led to the flooding of its historic basilica, squares and centuries-old structures. Streets were turned into raging torrents, stone barriers were shattered, boats tossed ashore and gondolas shattered against their anchorages as the lagoon tide peaked at 6 feet 2 inches shortly before midnight. It was the highest level since the 1966 epic floods. Over the years the rising water levels is becoming…

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