Streets of Venice flood during seasonal high water

The streets of Venice have flooded during a period of seasonal high water. The water level in the canal city rose to 149 cm (59 inches) above normal, according to the monitoring institute.

People walk through a flooded street during a period of seasonal high water in Venice. Credit: Reuters
People walk through the flooded streets of Venice, as the city experiences high water levels. Credit: Reuters
A man walks through the flood waters in the centre of Venice. Credit: Reuters