Venice tries to return to normal after major floods

Venice tries to return to normal after major floods

Venice's iconic St Mark's Square is closed as the historic city suffers its third major flooding in less than a week, with water while rain lashing the rest of Italy prompted warnings in Florence and Pisa.
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