Weeks after Venice, Italy, suffered a few of its worst floods in more than 50 years and was largely underwater, its well-known canals have dried up and been left unnavigable as a result of at low tide.
The boats and gondolas that draw millions to town annually have been beached on the backside of the canals, which resembled trenches as an alternative of waterways, as water ranges have dipped, the BBC reported.
The scene of the tourist mecca is a stark distinction to images and movies of flooded buildings and houses that went viral in November as town grappled with a surge in water ranges.
At one level, 85 % of town was underwater, prompting a disaster as officers contemplated tips on how to save historic websites, together with treasured artwork and mosaics.
Images and movies circulated on social media exhibiting intense flooding turning alleyways into rivers and drenching among the metropolis’s main sights, corresponding to St. Marks Basilica, which was submerged in additional than three ft of water.
Outlets and companies have been pressured to shut and pedestrians donned excessive boots to wade via the…