. Flooding in Venice: Flooding in the canal city has reached its highest level since the 1960s. The high-water mark hit 187cm (74 inches) late on Tuesday, leaving more than 85% of the city under water. In 1966, the highest level recorded was 198cm (78 inches). In picture, A woman crosses the flooded Piazza San Marco. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images
A woman crosses the flooded Piazza San Marco.