Venice has been flooded by the second-highest tide in its history

Most of Venice is 1.1m to 1.4m above sea level. Flooding hit 1.87m on Tuesday night

Rialto Bridge

Saint Mark's

Basilica

Grand

Canal

Lowest point

64cm

Saint Mark's

Square

Gritti Palace

Doge’s Palace

300 metres

The lagoon city has subsided by about 23cm in the past century

Station

Venice

Venetian lagoon

1 km

1 mile

The lagoon city has subsided by about 23cm in the past century

Most of Venice is 1.1m to 1.4m above sea level. Flooding hit 1.87m on Tuesday night

Rialto Bridge

Saint Mark's

Basilica

Station

Lowest point

64cm

Venice

Saint Mark's

Square

Grand

Canal

Gritti Palace

Doge’s Palace

Venetian lagoon

1 km

300 metres

1 mile