Storm Event

Severity ? 1


No known sources of information.


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event saw damages in towns on the Humber as a result of a storm surge (Lowe, 1870; Hickey, 1997).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property Several villages destroyed.
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. Lowe, E. J. (1870). Natural Phenomena and Chronology of the Seasons. London: Bell and Dalby. Available at:
  2. Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at: