Venice tide barriers raised after flooding due to ‘miscalculation’

Venice tide barriers raised after flooding due to ‘miscalculation’

Venice's Mose flood-barrier system was lifted to protect the city on Wednesday after a miscalculation meant it was not raised in time to prevent flooding on Tuesday.

IN VIDEOS: Flash floods hit Palermo after most violent rainstorm in 200 years

IN VIDEOS: Flash floods hit Palermo after most violent rainstorm in 200 years

Venice’s long-awaited flood barriers pass first full test

Venice’s long-awaited flood barriers pass first full test

OPINION: After flooding and coronavirus, is it time Venice stopped relying on tourism?

OPINION: After flooding and coronavirus, is it time Venice stopped relying on tourism?

Six shocking statistics about the climate crisis in Italy

Six shocking statistics about the climate crisis in Italy

VIDEO: Venetian news kiosk swept away by floods found 7 metres underwater

VIDEO: Venetian news kiosk swept away by floods found 7 metres underwater

Rome is ‘biggest flood risk in Europe’

Rome is ‘biggest flood risk in Europe’

Northern Italy on flood alert as River Po rises

Northern Italy on flood alert as River Po rises

Mudslide causes Italian motorway bridge to collapse

Mudslide causes Italian motorway bridge to collapse

New study reveals which parts of Italy are most at risk from extreme weather

New study reveals which parts of Italy are most at risk from extreme weather

Floods in Italy: What to do when there’s a weather warning

Floods in Italy: What to do when there’s a weather warning

WATCH: Southern Italy battered by storms, floods and tornadoes

WATCH: Southern Italy battered by storms, floods and tornadoes

Tornados, lightning, flash floods: Italy’s extreme weather leaves three dead

Tornados, lightning, flash floods: Italy’s extreme weather leaves three dead

Lake Como homes evacuated amid flash floods in northern Italy

Lake Como homes evacuated amid flash floods in northern Italy

Floods and mudslides in north-east Italy amid heavy rain

Floods and mudslides in north-east Italy amid heavy rain

Hailstorm in Rome as wave of extreme weather hits central and southern Italy

Hailstorm in Rome as wave of extreme weather hits central and southern Italy

Violent storms cause flooding in eastern Sicily

Violent storms cause flooding in eastern Sicily

One dead in Sardinia as storms batter western Italy

One dead in Sardinia as storms batter western Italy

At least ten dead in flood in southern Italy

At least ten dead in flood in southern Italy

Italy floods: Death toll rises to eight as body of final missing person found

Italy floods: Death toll rises to eight as body of final missing person found

Two dead after heavy storms across northern Italy

Two dead after heavy storms across northern Italy

One feared dead as storms continue to batter northern Italy

One feared dead as storms continue to batter northern Italy

Severe storms and flash floods wreak havoc in Milan

Severe storms and flash floods wreak havoc in Milan

‘Disbelief and elation’: Venice residents celebrate after Mose sea barrier prevents flooding

‘Disbelief and elation’: Venice residents celebrate after Mose sea barrier prevents flooding

UPDATE: Rescue effort continues in northern Italy after severe floods kill nine

UPDATE: Rescue effort continues in northern Italy after severe floods kill nine

Five dead as storms batter Italy

Five dead as storms batter Italy

Italy to spend €1.3 billion on flood defences

Italy to spend €1.3 billion on flood defences

Two dead in floods near Rome

Two dead in floods near Rome

Landslide kills two as storm death toll hits 11

Landslide kills two as storm death toll hits 11

Fifth person dead in latest Italy storms

Fifth person dead in latest Italy storms

Tuscany residents saved as floods hit Italy

Tuscany residents saved as floods hit Italy

Genoa on high alert as downpours forecast

Genoa on high alert as downpours forecast

Three dead as storms continue to pound Italy

Three dead as storms continue to pound Italy

Renzi pledges €2 billion for flood-hit Genoa

Renzi pledges €2 billion for flood-hit Genoa

One man dead in Genoa flooding

One man dead in Genoa flooding

Italy’s Gargano hit by deadly floods

Italy’s Gargano hit by deadly floods

Tuscany hit by worst rain in a century

Tuscany hit by worst rain in a century

Four die as flood sweeps through Italian festival

Four die as flood sweeps through Italian festival

Floods hit Milan as river overflows

Floods hit Milan as river overflows

Venice struggles to recover from floods and lockdown, despite film festivities

Venice struggles to recover from floods and lockdown, despite film festivities

Storms trigger floods in Rome and Tuscany

Storms trigger floods in Rome and Tuscany

Sardinia flood costs reach €600 million

Sardinia flood costs reach €600 million

Maid fired for helping sister in Sardinia floods

Maid fired for helping sister in Sardinia floods

Prosecutors probe Sardinia flood deaths

Prosecutors probe Sardinia flood deaths

Italians’ ‘green taxes’ are spent elsewhere

Italians’ ‘green taxes’ are spent elsewhere

Day of mourning for Sardinia flood victims

Day of mourning for Sardinia flood victims

Sardinia mourns flood dead as storms hit Italy

Sardinia mourns flood dead as storms hit Italy

Search for victims as Sardinia floods kill 18

Search for victims as Sardinia floods kill 18

Sardinia flash floods leave 17 dead

Sardinia flash floods leave 17 dead