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The water rises in a small street during an acqua-alta late on... News PhotoHorizontal,Italy,Small,Street,Venice - Italy,Water,WeatherPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe water rises in a small street during an acqua-alta (high-water) late on February 11, 2013 in Venice. The 'acqua alta', a convergence of high tides and a strong sirocco, reached 143 centimetres around midnight. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)