Venice flooding nearly touches level of infamous 1966 flood

MILAN (AP) — The mayor of Venice blamed climate change for flooding of the historic canal city that hit the second-highest levels ever, as the city braced for yet another wave yesterday. The high-water mark hit 187 centimetres late Tuesday, meaning over 85 per cent of the city was flooded. The highest level ever recorded was 198 centimetres during infamous flooding in 1966. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin