Just weeks after floods cause massive damage low tides leave the famous canals almost dry.Read more
Exceptionally low tides in Venice have left the Italian city's famous canals almost dry.
Tides come and go but when high tides combine with certain weather conditions it can be a recipe for severe flooding.
A system of floodgates for Italy's lagoon city has been delayed for years and mired in corruption.
After Venice saw the worst floods in 50 years we look at how meteorological factors have an impact on tides.
Large parts of the centre of the Italian city have been hit by exceptionally high tides for the third time in a week.
Venice has been hit by more frequent high tides, the BBC's Jenny Hill reports.