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. Retrieved from