Month: November 2019

Red tide levels jump in southwest Florida | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

High concentrations of red tide were found in 47 water samples. Deaths of fish and other marine life have been reported. Southwest Florida experienced the worst red tide outbreak in more than a decade last year. The numbers don’t mean a massive epidemic is on the way, says an expert. Levels of toxic red tide […]

Floods in Venice: A third exceptional high tide hits an Italian city and threatens priceless works of art and architecture

Three quarters of Venice flooded Reeling from devastating floods this week, Venice suffered another exceptional high tide on Sunday November 17 with water peaking at 150cm (4.9ft), marking the worst week for the city since the statistics were released. official tides in 1872. The town center for tide forecasters had warned that the tide could […]

Record-breaking third tide comes in Venice as Italy hit by snow and rain – Chicago Tribune

VENICE, Italy – Venice was hit by a third record breaking tide in the same week on Sunday while other parts of Italy struggled with a range of weather issues, from rain-swollen rivers to windy violent through an off-season avalanche. Venice’s shops and museums were mostly closed in the hardest-hit area around St. Mark’s Square, […]

Flood-stricken Venice hit by another high tide, leaving most of the city underwater | The Independent

Venice was hit by another high tide, leaving nearly 70% of the city inundated, according to city officials. Venice was still covered in water on Sunday. St. Mark’s Square has been closed to pedestrians and water levels have risen in Venice’s Old Town, according to the Il Gazzettino newspaper. Shops and museums were mostly closed […]

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