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Floodwaters engulf Venice again 3 days after near-record high tide

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBENov. 15, 2019, 9:36 AM UTCBy Saphora Smith, Erin McLaughlin and Mac William BishopVENICE, Italy — The murky brown water was thigh-high and still rising in Venice's St. Mark's Basilica Friday morning as yet another “acqua alta” engulfed this lagoon city.High tide was predicted to reach over 5 feet around mid-morning — less than the 6 feet 2 inches it hit Tuesday, but still exceptionally high.Venice under six feet of water after historic floodingNov. 14, 201902:10Even as Venetians attempt to recover from floods that washed through the city's winding streets earlier this week, they are already beginnin ...
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