A low-pressure system developed at the south-east of Greenland on the 24thof December and travelled eastwards, crossing Iceland. On the 26thof December, the low-pressure system was located north of the UK, producing south-westerly winds over the UK, which coincided with a high tide (Boza, 2018).
No known sources of information.
Receptor and Consequence
Houses and streets were flooded in Yarmouth and Cowes (Boza, 2018).
|Loss of life||*|
|Residential property||Houses flooded in Yarmouth and Cowes.|
|Evacuation & Rescue||*|
|Transport||Streets flooded in Yarmouth and Cowes.|
|Water & wastewater||*|
*No known sources of information available
- Boza, X. (2018). The Reconstruction and Analysis of Historical Coastal Flood Events from 1800’s in the Solent, UK. Southampton MSc Dissertation.