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Water rises on St Mark's square during an acqua-alta late on February... News PhotoHorizontal,International Landmark,Italy,St. Mark's Square,Venice - Italy,Water,WeatherPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPWater rises on St Mark's square 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)