Storm Event

Severity ? 1


No known sources of information.


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event featured in the chronology of historical coastal flood events presented by Hickey (1997) and was associated with a storm surge in Thames Estuary. There was a great tidal flood drowning marshes and cattle (Brazel, 1968Marusek, 2011).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport *
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock Cattle drowned.
Agricultural land *
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment Marshes drowned.
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. Coventry University. Available at:
  2. Brazell, J. H. (1968). London weather. London: H. M. S. O
  3. Marusek, J. A. (2011). A Chronological Listing of Early Weather Events. SPPI Reprint Series. Available at: 6 August 2018).