Venice floods: The historic sites affected - BBC News
Over 80% of the city has been left underwater, leading the mayor to declare a state of emergency.
More than 80% of the city, a Unesco world heritage site, was under water when tides hit their highest, leading Mayor Luigi Brugnaro to declare a state of emergency.
Images show roads and famous attractions submerged in floodwaters, and authorities have reported two deaths as a result.
Just how badly the city has been damaged is not yet clear.