“Some of the islands used for grazing cattle were submerged by the sea and all the beasts were drowned”
This event was associated with a sea flood in east Scotland, most likely resulting from east or northeast gales (Lamb, 1991).
No known sources of information.
Receptor and Consequence:
The inundation drowned cattle grazing on islands in the Firth of Tay and left many harbours flooded (Hickey, 1997).
|Loss of life||*|
|Evacuation & Rescue||*|
|Ports||Harbours flooded in Dundee, At Andrews, Crail, Pittenwyne and Wemyss|
|Water & wastewater||*|
|Livestock||Cattle drowned on islands in Firth of Tay|
*No known sources of information available
- Lamb, H. H. (1991). Historic Storms of the North Sea, British Isles and Northwest Europe. Cambridge University Press.
- Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Retrieved from https://curve.coventry.ac.uk/open/file/aa6dfd04-d53f-4741-1bb7-bdf99fb153be/1/hick1comb.pdf.