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Venice's new flood defence has just passed its first test

The flood defence consists of a network of 78 bright yellow barriers. Image: REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Manuel Silvestri
Writer, Reuters
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Mose flood barrier scheme is used for the first time, in Venice, Italy, October 3, 2020.
The Mose flood barriers have been used in Venice for the first time. Image: REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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