Storm Event

Severity ? 1


In this event, the north easterly wind blew fiercely leading mountainous waves in the Firth to break against the harbour (Hickey, 1997).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

There was flooding in Lossiemouth harbour during this event (Hickey, 1997).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports Lossiemouth harbour flooded.
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: