Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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Venice devastated by second highest tide in history

VENICE: Venice’s mayor called the city a disaster zone after the second highest tide ever recorded swept through it overnight, flooding its historic basilica and leaving many squares and alleyways deep under water. A local man from Pellestrina, one of the many islands in the Venetian lagoon, died when he ...

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Venice bans large cruise ships from historic centre

PARIS: Large cruise ships are to be banned from entering Venice’s historic centre, the Italian government says. Ships weighing more than 1,000 tonnes will be rerouted away from certain waterways from September. The move follows an accident in June in which a ship collided with a dock, injuring five people. ...

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