Fresh floods in Venice, St Mark's Square closed

Brugnaro announces closure via twitter

(ANSA) - Venice, November 15 - Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said via Twitter on Friday that he has decided to close St Mark's Square due to fresh flooding in the city.
    The city has been brought to its knees after suffering its second-worst floods on record this week, with the high-water mark reaching 187cm on Tuesday.
    The water level had dropped down significantly but it is forecast to go back up to 160cm on Friday morning.
   

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