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Venice: Thousands protest in the rain as city gets hit by yet another high-water event

by Christian Fleetwood

Thousands of Venetians have braved bad weather to take to the streets to protest over frequent flooding in the city and the impact of giant cruise ships.

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St Mark’s Square closed as Venice hit by third record tide

by Christian Fleetwood

St Mark’s Square was closed on the weekend after Venice was inundated with a nearly five-foot flood, marking the third time within a week that waters have peaked this high.

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Venice “on its knees” after being hit by worst flood in 50 years

Venice has been hit by the second-worst flood in its recorded history, with water submerging 85 per cent of the Italian city.

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Tourism

Seven dead as flash flood washes away tour group exploring Kenya’s Hell’s Gate

by Christian Fleetwood

A group of tourists and their guide have been confirmed dead after being swept away in a flash flood in Kenya’s Hell’s Gate National Park.

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Thailand floods kill 14, tourists cautioned

by Daisy Melwani

Thailand flooding hits popular Australian destinations, just as the country’s tourism high-season commences.

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