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Officials have indicated the low water levels are due to lunar activity. The new moon this week has helped push water levels to their lowest point in more than a decade, nearly 80 centimetres below sea level.
"The phenomenon is due to low pressure, that is, the good weather that coincides with the syzygy, the alignment of the moon, earth and sun," Venice's tides office said.
However, officials have assured tourists that water levels will soon start rising again, restoring the city's romantic look.
The lowest fall on record was 1.21 metres below sea level in 1934.