Storm Event

Severity ? 1


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Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in Leith impacted harbour. Coastal flooding was also reported in Banff with ‘the low part of the town up to 5 or 6 feet of water in some of the streets’. Miltonhaven and Macduff harbour area were also flooded (Hickey, 1997).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports Harbour in Leith. Macduff harbour area flooded.
Transport Some of the streets in Banff has 5 or 6 feet of water.
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: