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Venice under water

People are silhouetted in sunset during high tide in Venice. The Italian city has declared a state of emergency after "apocalyptic" floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating squares and centuries-old buildings.  REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

People are silhouetted in sunset during high tide in Venice. The Italian city has declared a state of emergency after "apocalyptic" floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating squares and centuries-old...more

People are silhouetted in sunset during high tide in Venice. The Italian city has declared a state of emergency after "apocalyptic" floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating squares and centuries-old buildings. REUTERS/Alberto Lingria
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Tourists pose for photographs in St. Mark's Square after days of severe flooding in Venice, November 16.   
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Tourists pose for photographs in St. Mark's Square after days of severe flooding in Venice, November 16. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Tourists pose for photographs in St. Mark's Square after days of severe flooding in Venice, November 16. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A woman sits by the door of her shop during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A woman sits by the door of her shop during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A woman sits by the door of her shop during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A flooded church is seen during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A flooded church is seen during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A flooded church is seen during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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People sit at a cafe in a flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People sit at a cafe in a flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People sit at a cafe in a flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A tourist pose in St. Mark's Square after days of severe flooding in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A tourist pose in St. Mark's Square after days of severe flooding in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A tourist pose in St. Mark's Square after days of severe flooding in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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An Italian police officer patrols in a flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

An Italian police officer patrols in a flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

An Italian police officer patrols in a flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 17. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A woman looks on from a shop at the flooded St. Mark's Square, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15.         
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A woman looks on from a shop at the flooded St. Mark's Square, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A woman looks on from a shop at the flooded St. Mark's Square, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Men have a glass of wine at a flooded street in Venice, November 15.  
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Men have a glass of wine at a flooded street in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Men have a glass of wine at a flooded street in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A general view of the flooded St. Mark's Square, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15.  REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A general view of the flooded St. Mark's Square, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A general view of the flooded St. Mark's Square, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A man carries a suitcase, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A man carries a suitcase, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A man carries a suitcase, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A woman walks in the flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 15.  
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A woman walks in the flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A woman walks in the flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A view shows the flooded St. Mark's Square, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15.  
 

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A view shows the flooded St. Mark's Square, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A view shows the flooded St. Mark's Square, as high tide reaches peak, in Venice, November 15. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A man carries a woman on his back through the flooded St. Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 14.  
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A man carries a woman on his back through the flooded St. Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A man carries a woman on his back through the flooded St. Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A woman walks at the flooded St. Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 14.  REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A woman walks at the flooded St. Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A woman walks at the flooded St. Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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People walk through across a makeshift walkway in St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk through across a makeshift walkway in St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk through across a makeshift walkway in St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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People sit in chairs at the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

People sit in chairs at the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

People sit in chairs at the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A woman pours out water from a shop onto a flooded walkway, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A woman pours out water from a shop onto a flooded walkway, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A woman pours out water from a shop onto a flooded walkway, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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People take pictures at the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

People take pictures at the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

People take pictures at the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A man carries a woman on his back through the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A man carries a woman on his back through the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A man carries a woman on his back through the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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People walk on a catwalk at the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

People walk on a catwalk at the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

People walk on a catwalk at the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A view of the flooded St.Mark's Square, November 14.  
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A view of the flooded St.Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A view of the flooded St.Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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Tourists take pictures in the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Tourists take pictures in the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Tourists take pictures in the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A woman takes pictures in the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A woman takes pictures in the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A woman takes pictures in the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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Tourists take pictures in the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Tourists take pictures in the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Tourists take pictures in the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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People walk through a makeshift walkway over the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk through a makeshift walkway over the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk through a makeshift walkway over the flooded St. Mark's Square, November 14. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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People walk in a flooded St. Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 12. 

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People walk in a flooded St. Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk in a flooded St. Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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The flooded crypt of St Mark's Basilica is pictured during an exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13.  REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

The flooded crypt of St Mark's Basilica is pictured during an exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

The flooded crypt of St Mark's Basilica is pictured during an exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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People walk outside during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk outside during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk outside during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A man stands in water at the flooded St Mark's Square during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man stands in water at the flooded St Mark's Square during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man stands in water at the flooded St Mark's Square during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A man walks outside during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man walks outside during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man walks outside during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A water taxi transported by the water into a street during a night of record high water in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A water taxi transported by the water into a street during a night of record high water in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A water taxi transported by the water into a street during a night of record high water in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A man walks outside during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man walks outside during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man walks outside during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, November 13. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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People walk on a catwalk in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 12.   REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk on a catwalk in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk on a catwalk in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A view of the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12.  
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A view of the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A view of the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A person walks in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A person walks in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A person walks in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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Workers are seen in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12.  
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Workers are seen in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Workers are seen in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A woman with a child walks in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A woman with a child walks in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A woman with a child walks in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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Tourists sit at flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Tourists sit at flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Tourists sit at flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A view of the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A view of the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A view of the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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People walk on a catwalk in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk on a catwalk in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk on a catwalk in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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Tourists walk in a flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Tourists walk in a flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Tourists walk in a flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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Carabinieri patrol the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Carabinieri patrol the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Carabinieri patrol the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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People walk on a catwalk in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk on a catwalk in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

People walk on a catwalk in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 12. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A man with his dog walks past an art gallery during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, Italy November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man with his dog walks past an art gallery during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, Italy November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man with his dog walks past an art gallery during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, Italy November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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