Storm Event

Severity ? 1


High tide and gale was mentioned in association of this event (Hickey, 1997).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

There was coastal flooding in Low Curghie damaging roadway and seawall (Hickey, 1997). In Dundee, damage to promenade was also reported.

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport Roadway in Low Curghie and promenade in Dundee flooded.
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land *
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences Seawall in Low Curghie damaged.

*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: