Storm Event

Severity ? 1


No known sources of information.


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event was mentioned in a compilation of historical coastal floods in North West Europe developed by Hickey (1997) and was associated with a storm surge along south east coast of England and Thames Estuary. It was also reported that dike breached in the Thames Estuary (Gottschalk, 1977).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport *
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land *
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences Dike breached in the Thames Estuary.

*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. Gottschalk M. K. E. (1977). Stormvloeden En Riveroverstromingen In Nederland Deel 3 – De Period 1600-1700. Assen/Amsterdam: Van Gorcum.