Venice was inundated by an exceptionally high tide on Monday, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city under water as large swathes of the rest of Italy experienced flooding and heavy winds that toppled trees and other objects, killing at least nine people. Tourists and residents alike donned high boots to navigate the streets of Venice after strong winds raised the water level to 156 centimeters (over 5 feet) before receding.
Updated 17:37, 02-Nov-2018