Storm Event

Severity ? 1


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Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with flooding along the south coast of England, including Sussex (Gottschalk, 1975; Hickey, 1997). This event was widely known as St. Elisabeth’s Flood 2, occurred 17 years after St. Elisabeth’s Flood 1. This event caused death and destruction in Zeeland and Holland (Brooks and Glasspoole, 1928).

Summary Table

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  1. Gottschalk M. K. E. (1975). Stormvloeden En Riveroverstromingen In Nederland Deel 2 – De Period 1400-1600. Assen: Van Gorcum.
  2. Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at:
  3. Brooks, C. E. P. and Glasspoole, J. (1928). British Floods and Droughts. London: Ernest Benn, 199pp.