2020 / Editorial / General News

"aqua Granda" The Days of Fear

  • Company
    IPA, NurPhoto, GettyImage
  • Photographer
    Matteo Chinellato

In the days between 12 and 15 November 2019 Venice suffered a series of extraordinary high water that created a lot of damage to homes, shops, monuments, boats and creating two deaths among the people. The high waters that have followed are summarized here: 12 November 2019 - morning: 130 cm. above sea level 12 November 2019 - evening: 187 cm. above sea level 13 November 2019: 140 cm. above sea level 15 November 2019: 153 cm. above sea level The high water of the evening of November 12, called Aqua Granda, was the most disastrous, the highest after that of November 4, 1966 of 194 cm.

Professional photographer specializing in macro-micro mineralogical and gemmological photography for publishing in the scientific sector. Photographer for GettyImage, NurPhoto, IPA - Independent Photo Agency, Avalon - PhotoShot. Official photographer for Rivista Mineralogica Italiana