Storm Event

…it blew and caused the sea and many rivers so to overflow their wonted limits and bounds, coastline flooded, many people were drowned and perished…

Severity ? 5


No known sources of information.


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

There was coastal flooding at unspecified location in the coastline of Scotland during this event drowning many people and ruining whole villages (Hickey, 1997).

Summary Table

Loss of life Many people were drowned.
Residential property Villages were ruined.
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. Coventry University. Available at: