Venice is flooding

Floods in Venice occurs mainly between autumn and spring. It is often called Acqua Alta (Italian: “high water”) and is caused by tide peaks that occur periodically in the northern Adriatic Sea. In this post you can see images of Venice in floods from 1927 until 2012.

Venice flooding

November 1927

Venice flooding

December 1933

Venice flooding

March 1964

Venice flooding

February 1974

Venice flooding

1980

Venice flooding

November 1996

Venice flooding

November 2001

Venice flooding

October 2006

Venice flooding

January 2010

Venice flooding

November 2011

Venice flooding

October 2012

Venice flooding

November 2012