'Acqua alta' greets Venice

Updated: Oct 16, 2012 22:10 IST

A tourist holds his partner in his arms on a flooded St Mark's square during the first
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A tourist holds his partner in his arms on a flooded St Mark's square during the first "acqua alta" of the season in Venice. The "acqua alta", a convergence of high tides and a strong sirocco, reached 105 centimeters. AFP photo

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