High tide and gale were reported as the source of flooding during this event (Hickey, 1997).
No known sources of information.
Receptor and Consequence
This event was associated with coastal flooding in Aberystwyth (Zong and Tooley, 2003). Coastal flooding was also reported in Caithness and Orkney coasts causing considerable damage to shipping and other property (Hickey, 1997).
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- 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).