Storm Event

Severity ? 1


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No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with ‘major storm surge and inundation’ in eastern Scotland bordering the North Sea (Gottschalk, 1977). Coastal flooding was also reported in England, Yarmouth, Sandwich, Winterton, Waxham, Horsey, Dover and Deal (Hickey, 1997).

Summary Table

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*No known sources of information available


  1. Gottschalk M. K. E. (1977). Stormvloeden En Riveroverstromingen In Nederland Deel 3 – De Period 1600-1700. Assen/Amsterdam: Van Gorcum.
  2. Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at: