The tourist mecca of Venice experienced a dramatic bout of acqua alta — or high water — flooding this Sunday, brought on by heavy rains that led to much of the coastal, historical city of bridges and canals getting swamped.
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Venice has been through this time after time over the centuries and its beauty has always remained.
Luke 21:25.........25 “And there will be strange signs in the sun, moon, and stars. And here on earth the nations will be in turmoil, perplexed by the roaring seas and strange tides.
With climate change and rising tides its getting close to time to abandon Venice. This was a stupidly built city from it's inception anyway.
@bob3905 I see! That's why houses are so cheap in Venice:))) you are a prick
@bob3905 are you drunk? gheto bevù scoro? poro mona
@bob3905 you' re right! just a fool would build a city with so much water upon it! And, worst of all, Venice's builder will never go to jail 'cause he's too old now!
@bob3905 you are the winner in all history for stupidity and ignorance. When I'll find somebody talk about the Giza's Pyramids such as some stones right there you will be (maybe) at the second position.
You are a stupid idiot and a jealous one at that. The city was built 1400 years ago before "rising tides"when your ancestors were living in caves and dressed in animal skins. Do you "think" that the city would have lasted this long if what is now happening existed during this span of years? Besides, barriers are under construction to prevent future flooding.