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Venice underwater and French vineyards washed
out: How the World has also been hit by flooding
as huge downpours batter the continents

Daily Mail [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/1/2014 7:23:03 PM

Much of Europe has been plunged underwater as huge downpours hit the continent. Hundreds have been evacuated from homes in Pisa, Italy, as the city’s Arno river looks set to break its banks, and in Venice, tourists could only look on in flooded St Mark´s Square as it was enveloped in a yearly phenomenon known as ´acqua alta´ (high water). A third of Venice is already under water as an unrelenting wave of rain sweeps across Italy. The French department of Finistere has been placed on alert as forecasters warn of huge waves and widespread flooding and army and police have evacuated

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bohallx, 2/1/2014 8:01:24 PM     (No. 9715187)

California grapes wiped out by government concern over the snail darter and now French grapes washed away in massive continent sized floods ~

~ think I´ll lay in some wine tomorrow.

That price is going jump way beyond $2.65 a bottle at Walmart fur shur.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 2/1/2014 8:14:12 PM     (No. 9715196)

There is only one way out: Higher Taxes!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 2/1/2014 9:13:35 PM     (No. 9715240)

A wee bit of exaggerating by the tabloid Daily Mail.

If you look at the photos - - Venice which normally floods every winter - - only has the occasional puddles. And the "floods" in the vineyards are also only puddles.

New headline: Piddling Puddles For Silly Puddings

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/1/2014 9:31:28 PM     (No. 9715257)

Wait until the spring floods here when the snow melts.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/1/2014 10:21:16 PM     (No. 9715297)

Do not want to run out of wine! Hoard!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 2/1/2014 10:27:43 PM     (No. 9715306)

Bottle the water and sell it in Los Angeles.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 2/2/2014 12:19:55 AM     (No. 9715375)

It´s the Polar Prolapse.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Pinchem, 2/2/2014 2:54:49 AM     (No. 9715431)

#4...I´ve been thinking the same thing. We hear all about the disasters of these winter snow storms. In the spring we will be reading about all the disasters from Flooding rivers and lakes.

We´ll be treated to more of "Gee it´s never happened here before", or "I never believed it would ever happen to me".

I hope all the folks in areas prone to flooding are preparing NOW. Gather your valuables and have them all in one place. Watch weather reports, especially those of two and three days ahead so you know what is coming and prepare to leave on 10 minutes notice, if not before.

Hard to believe so many people in Atlanta were so passive and ignore warnings that they thought it could never happen to them. Well guess what...Mother Nature said "Up Yours".



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Reply 9 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/2/2014 3:18:09 AM     (No. 9715440)

The whole idea of a story like this is to trigger more alarmism for people who don´t believe or care about climate change.

I´m always reading stories about a record breaking on something set back in the 1900´s,if not before.The climate runs in cycles,sometimes short,sometimes long.The forces of nature are always going to be more powerful than a bunch of puny humans dumping stuff in the air. I have no problem with cutting down on pollution but don´t tell me it´s cold because of cow flatulence.

A cow barn blew up last week because of cow gas. There´s a machine that massages cows to produce more milk.In the process they start cutting loose on some major gas production.This machine set a spark which blew the gas up.One of the cows was spotted orbiting the Earth.

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