Most recently, Venice was suffering from a large-scale flood, it seemed that the whole city is about to go under the water, was flooded with more than 80% of the city. But now the Italian city was covered with a terrible drought.
Local media and eyewitnesses published online photos and videos of waterless Venice. It is unlikely that anyone imagined. It is reported that due to the drought in the city hampered the movement. Little mud puddles – all that remains of the channels. Gondolas are broke. Only the Grand canal Grande, and several major remains navigable.
According to Italian publication, such a low water level in Venice was not in the last two years. Experts explained this phenomenon by the tides low.
For such abrupt changes is suffering and the city and its attractions. During last year’s flood, which was most significant in the last 50 years was severely damaged Basilica of St. Mark. The city suffered total damages of 1 billion euros.