Venice underwater

Venice, the “city of Canals”, is slowly sinking. But to make things worse, heavy rains and high tides have brought some of the worst flooding seen in recent years. Here are a few of the more interesting photos of Venice underwater, via the Atlantic.


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A woman stands on a bench above a flooded street in Venice, on November 11, 2012. (Reuters/Manuel Silvestri)