Venice flooded as storms hit Italy ( What flooded cause? (raised…
Venice flooded as storms hit Italy
What ้happen in MILAN, Italy?
was inundated by an exceptionally high tide on Monday
with three-quarters of the famed city under water as large areas of Italy experienced
winds that toppled trees and other objects, killing six people
What tourists and residents wore high boots?
navigate the streets of
Venice after strong winds raised the water level 156 centimetres before it receded
What flooded cause?
raised walkways normally put out in flooded areas in Venice
forcing their removal
closed the water bus system
When the water flooded?
high winds push in water from the lagoon, but Monday's levels were exceptional
What Venice mayor Luigi Brugnaro said?
“A series of underwater barriers being erected in the lagoon would have prevented the flooding. The project, nicknamed Moses, is long delayed, beset by cost overruns and corruption scandals,”
What Brugnaro said?
“He had asked to talk with Premier Giuseppe Conte to underline the urgency of the project, which would raise barriers when the tide reaches 109cm. That happens, on average, four times a year in Venice,”
What high winds do?
toppled trees that killed passers-by in four incidents in
Where officials closed major tourist attractions?
in Rome Forum