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The tourist mecca in crisis: Faced with the giga-bill

Water masses and the enormous rainfall has done, it looks extremely bleak for the iconic tourist mecca of Venice in Italy. Thus stood the historiefyldte space

The tourist mecca in crisis: Faced with the giga-bill

Water masses and the enormous rainfall has done, it looks extremely bleak for the iconic tourist mecca of Venice in Italy. Thus stood the historiefyldte space

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
19 November 2019 Tuesday 01:00
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The tourist mecca in crisis: Faced with the giga-bill

Water masses and the enormous rainfall has done, it looks extremely bleak for the iconic tourist mecca of Venice in Italy.

Thus stood the historiefyldte space in the city Square for the fourth time in a week again on Sunday under water, which has enormous consequences.

the City's mayor, Luigi Brugnaro, estimate according to The Guardian, that until now, faced with a big bill at no less than a billion euro, or whatever that spell for almost 7.5 billion dollars.

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You will need to pull in a pair of waders, if you are going to Venice. Photo: Manuel Silvestri/Ritzau Scanpix

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In the week has the city been hit by the highest water levels since 1872. The worst was the Tuesday, when the water level was 187 centimeters above the normal level.

Saturday was otherwise a quiet day on the vejrfronten and gave renewed hope that the city will soon be able to return to everyday life. But the rain beat again down on Sunday, causing the water level to rise by 150 centimeters.

80 percent of the city are under water, while at least 50 out of the 139 historical churches have been water damage.

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Infrastructure project ’Bog’, which was launched in 2003, should ensure Venice's future against the forces of nature and climate change.

Since the beginning it has, however, been badly hit by budgetoverskridning, corruption scandals and delays, which these days pay the price for.

It is not just Venice, which is hit. But in the more tourist cities such as Pisa and Florence are being warned about large amounts of rain.

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Updated: 19.11.2019 01:00
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