Storm Event

Severity ? 1


It was reported that the sea in the harbor was unusually heavy due to a gale from the S.S.W. of exceptional violence combined with high water at night caused minor flooding in Portpatrick (Hickey, 1997).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event saw flooding in a harbour in Portpatrick (Hickey, 1997).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports Harbour flooded in Portpatrick.
Transport *
Energy *
Public services *
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: