Storm Event

Severity ? 1


On the 3rd of October, a mild low-pressure of about 980 mbar travelled from the south-east of Greenland towards the east, crossing over Iceland on the 5th. On the 6th of October, the low-pressure system was at the north of the UK, creating westerly to south-westerly winds on the south coast of the UK (Boza, 2018).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

Shallow flooding was reported in Portsmouth Station (Davison, 1993).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport *
Energy *
Public services Shallow flooding at Portsmouth Station.
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land *
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences *

*No known sources of information available


  1. Boza, X. (2018). The Reconstruction and Analysis of Historical Coastal Flood Events from 1800’s in the Solent, UK. Southampton MSc Dissertation.
  2. Davison, M., Currie, I., and Ogley, B. (1993). The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Weather Book. Westerham, Kent: Froglets Publications Ltd, Brasted Chart.