Venice

The damaged tourist river boat docked next to the cruise ship after Sunday's collision.
Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty Images via CNN
June 02, 2019 - 11:26 am
By Valentina DiDonato and Sheena McKenzie (CNN) - - A cruise ship crashed into a Venice dock on Sunday, hitting a moored tourist boat and sending onlookers running for safety in what one witness said resembled a "scene from a disaster movie." The cruise ship, MSC Opera, rammed into the San Basilio...
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A woman removes water from a shop in a flooded street of Venice, Italy, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, as, according to city officials, 70 percent of the lagoon city has been flooded by waters rising 149 centimeters (more than 58 1/2 inches) above sea level.
Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP
October 29, 2018 - 4:05 pm
MILAN (AP) — Venice was inundated by an exceptional high tide Monday, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city under water as large swathes of the rest of Italy experienced flooding and heavy winds that toppled trees, killing four people. Tourists and residents alike donned high...
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