Share

Venice hit by new high tide as St Mark’s Square is closed

For more about the state of emergency in Venice, head here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/11/14/venice-declares-state-emergency-respond-flooding/?WT.mc_id=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_15novvenice&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmg_youtube&utm_content=offsite_televideo&utm_campaign=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_15novvenice

Venice has been hit by a new high tide as the government declares a state of emergency.

St Mark’s Square, the most famous public square in the city, has been closed, while schools and a number of public offices are remaining closed for a third day

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has pledged €20 million to help with the clean-up operation.

On Monday the city experienced a high tide of 187cm, the highest since 1966.

On Friday it reached 160cm and locals have been advised to travel only when necessary.

Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/

Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

Leave a Comment