Storm Event

Severity ? 1


There was a very high tide in Buckie ‘washing away the land to the very edge of the road’ (Hickey, 1997).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

There was minor flooding in Buckie due to high tide in this event. A telephone pole was undermined and has been built in another place (Hickey, 1997).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport *
Energy *
Public services A telephone pole was undermined and moved to different spot.
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: