Storm Event

“Storm must have been all the stronger that swept up the water from the North Sea”

Severity ? 1


Major storm surge in the North Sea, potentially coincided with neap tide (Hickey, 1997).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

Storm surge affected the coasts of England (Hickey, 1997).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport *
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land *
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences *

*No known sources of information available


  1. Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at: