Heavy rain has flooded the streets of Venice, Italy. St. Mark's Square was submerged in nearly two feet of water. NBCNews.com's Alex Witt reports.
Rowers take part in the Vogalonga, or long row, in the Grand Canal in the Venice lagoon May 19, 2013. The annual boating event features a 30km (18.6 miles) course starting at St. Mark's Square. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri (ITALY - Tags: SPORT SOCIETY TRAVEL)
Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov is seen in this undated handout photo released by Italian Finance Police in Venice, Friday, Aug. 2, 2002. Tokhtakhounov, a reputed Russian mobster, was arrested Wednesday in Forte dei Marmi, a posh seaside resort in Tuscany, northern Italy, on charges of fixing two figure skat
VENICE, ITALY - APRIL 02: Irish singer songwriter Sinead O'Connor performs at La Fenice Theater on April 2, 2013 in Venice, Italy.