Storm Event

Severity ? 2


This event was associated high tide combined with high wind led to flooding (Hickey, 1997).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

There was flooding in Inverness causing the houses in Bank Street and Douglas Row submerged in nine to ten inches depth of water (Hickey, 1997). Coastal flooding was also reported in London, Fenland, and Hull (Zong and Tooley, 2003).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property Houses in Bank Street and Douglas Row flooded.
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport *
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:
  2. Zong, Y. and Tooley, M. J. A. (2003). ‘Historical Record of Coastal Floods in Britain: Frequencies and Associated Storm Tracks’. Natural Hazards, 29, 13–36. Available at: (Accessed: 5 March 2015).