Flooding emergency in Venice l ABC News

The centuries-old city is experiencing flooding from the highest tides in more than 50 years.

taly's government declared a state of emergency on Thursday after floodwaters ravaged Venice, causing inestimable damage to the centuries-old city. READ MORE: https://abcn.ws/2Qi3Bva

20 million euros (approximately $22 million, U.S.) is being set aside in response, reported Italian press agency ANSA.

Venice saw its worst flood in 50 years on Tuesday, close to midnight, after floodwaters reached over 73 inches.

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