Storm Event

"The inhabitants and the sheep and cattle in many places were overwhelmed by the floods”

Severity ? 5


No known sources of information.


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Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in the UK, notably in Lincolnshire. The sea damaged walls in coastal towns, where inhabitants and livestock were drowned (Britton, 1937).

Summary Table

Loss of life Inhabitants overwhelmed by flood waters
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport *
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock Sheep and cattle perished
Agricultural land *
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences *

*No known sources of information available


  1. Britton C. E. (1937). ‘A Meteorological Chronology To A.D. 1450’. Geophysical Memoirs, 70. London: H. M. Stationary Office. 177pp.