Storm Event

Severity ? 2


There was a report of great easterly wind causing storm surge in the east coast of Scotland (Lamb, 1991).


The sea flowed over the banks causing flooding the east coast of Scotland (Lamb, 1991).

Receptor and Consequence

There was flooding along east coast of Scotland, Fife and Lothians, Firth of Forth. Several salt pans were damaged by the flood (Lamb, 1991Hickey, 1997).

Summary Table

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*No known sources of information available


  1. Lamb, H. H. (1991). Historic Storms of the North Sea, British Isles and Northwest Europe. Cambridge University Press. Available at: 13 March 2015).
  2. Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at: