Storm Event

Severity ? 2


There was a mentioned of ‘heavy gale’ in Edinburgh (Hickey, 1997).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in Edinburgh and Campelltown where it was reported that many streets and houses flooded (Hickey, 1997).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property Many houses flooded.
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport Many streets flooded.
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: