Storm Event

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

Severity ? 1

Source:

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

Pathway:

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

References

  1. Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Retrieved from https://curve.coventry.ac.uk/open/file/aa6dfd04-d53f-4741-1bb7-bdf99fb153be/1/hick1comb.pdf.