At least four people are now known to have died after severe floods hit northern and central Italy.
Several people are still missing following heavy rains which caused local rivers to burst their banks.
The worst affected regions were Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio.
Nearly three-quarters of Venice has been flooded after water levels there reached record highs.
Shops, homes and historic palaces were filled with water including the famous St Mark’s Square.
There are now fears that the Arno and Tevere rivers could be next to burst their banks.
Tuscany’s governor has called in the army to help in rescue efforts.
In one town, more than 200 people had to leave their homes and take refuge in emergency shelters.
Across the region, thousands of people have been left without power.
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