A man paddles his canoe in a flooded St. Mark square as high tides reached 1.36 meters above sea level, flooding more than half of Venice, Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. Heavy rains have caused damage in the ... more 
A man paddles his canoe in a flooded St. Mark square as high tides reached 1.36 meters above sea level, flooding more than half of Venice, Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. Heavy rains have caused damage in the last days and are blamed for the recent collapses in ancient Pompeii, as many rivers swell, snow fell copiously on the Alps and high water is a constant presence in Venice. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Luigi Costantini
Fri, Dec 3, 2010 6:10 AM EST