'the tide rose over five feet above the edge of the quay and the greater part of the High Street was under water for several hours’
The tide rose over five feet above the edge of the quay and the sudden gale led to flooding (Hickey, 1997).
No known sources of information.
Receptor and Consequence
There was coastal flooding in the quay and the greater part of the High Street in Dumberton and Anstruther harbour (Hickey, 1997). Coastal flooding also reported in Renfrew Ferry (Zong and Tooley, 2003).
|Loss of life||*|
|Evacuation & Rescue||*|
|Ports||Anstruther harbour flooded.|
|Transport||Dumberton quay and part of High Street flooded.|
|Water & wastewater||*|
*No known sources of information available
- Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at: https://curve.coventry.ac.uk/open/file/aa6dfd04-d53f-4741-1bb7-bdf99fb153be/1/hick1comb.pdf.
- 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: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A%3A1022942801531 (Accessed: 5 March 2015).