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Floods cause chaos in Venice

Heavy rains combined with strong winds have caused flooding in several areas across Italy, with the problem particularly severe in Venice.

Heavy rains combined with strong winds have caused flooding in several areas across Italy, with the problem particularly severe in Venice.

Floodwaters submerged much of the city, forcing people to wade through knee-high water, as the BBC's Alan Johnston explains.

  • 12 Nov
  • From the section Europe