Tourists in Venice
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Floods cause chaos in Venice after heavy rain

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 2012
  • From the section Europe
Go to next video: Venice whirlwind caught on film