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Venice under water when deadly storms hit Italy



  A man goes through garbage between two yachts after a storm on the last night on October 30, 2018, has invaded the harbor and destroyed part of the dam

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Italy was abused the heavy winds and rain that killed 1

0 people in the west and north, while schools and tourist attractions in some regions were closed for fear of people's safety.

Winds of up to 180 km / h have been reported. and two tornadoes ripped through the center of the coastal city of Terracina, killing one person and leaving behind 10 more injured.

In the canal city of Venice, the rising waters flooded many of its famous squares and sidewalks, with officials saying so much 75% of the city is now under water.

The central St. Mark's Square in Venice was closed on Monday afternoon after the water level "acqua alta" (flood) reached 156 cm (5.1 ft). It is the fourth highest altitude ever recorded.

  Tourist in flooded water in Venice on October 29, 2018

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Some people took the raised wooden walkways that were installed at high tide.

  People walk over temporary sidewalks in Venice on October 29, 2018

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Shopkeepers tried to keep the water out of their camp.

  Shopkeeper empties water from his shop in Venice on 29 October 2018

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Behind Venice in the north, it was a story of strong winds, fallen trees and landslides.

In the Veneto region, a man was killed by a tree and a volunteer firefighter died in the northeastern border region of South Tyrol, also known as South Tyrol.

A woman was killed when her house was hit by a landslide and a fishing carcass was found hours after checking his boat on a lake in Trent. In the south of the seaside resort of Rimini, a 63-year-old kite surfers died when he was thrown against rocks.

  A view of a fallen tree over a car after a strong wind hit Terracina, Italy, October 29, 2018

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Six people died on Monday in Italy and more deaths were confirmed on Tuesday ,

Some of the worst conditions have been reported on the West Coast, especially in Liguria to the northwest.

The outer breakwater wall in Rapallo's fashionable harbor was destroyed as its concrete conglomerated crumbled and damaged some of the price yachts moored at the resort.

Firefighters had to rescue 19 people after they were trapped in Rapallo.

  A view of a fallen tree on a road to strong winds hit October 29, 2018 in Naples, Italy.

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Further south, the coastal province of Grosseto said it had suffered a "catastrophic" event while trees fell in the capital Rome and further south in Naples, where a 21-year-old student was killed , 19659006] Two tornadoes ripped roofs of buildings in Terracina, south of Rome, as the occupants took cover.

Meteorologists warn that the bad weather will continue. Transportation and power supply are also disturbed.

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