Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Source:

No known sources of information.

Pathway:

No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence:

This event was associated with heavy seas in Scotland, which lead to coastal flooding in Girvan. A newly constructed embankment was washed away and a road was inundated near Shallock Mill (Hickey, 1997).

Summary table:

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
   
Cost *
Ports *
Transport Public road flooded near Shallock Mill, Girvan
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land *
   
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *

*No known sources of information available

References

  1. Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Retrieved from https://curve.coventry.ac.uk/open/file/aa6dfd04-d53f-4741-1bb7-bdf99fb153be/1/hick1comb.pdf.