VIDEO: Beautiful Drone Footage Shows Venice, Italy Covered in White after Rare Snowfall

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Snow doesn’t fall in Venice, Italy very often, but when it does the sight is quite spectacular, as captured by birds-eye drone footage taken by staff at the Bauer Palazzo hotel.

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Famous landmarks covered in snow. Credit: The Guardian

The video shows some of Venice’s most iconic sights, from Piazza San Marco across to Cannaregio and beyond, covered in snow.

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Venice’s March 1st average temperatures over the last decade.

The freak weather system, caused by stratospheric warming in the Arctic and the resulting weakening of the jet stream, has seen freezing cold air from Russia cover much of northern Europe.

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