Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with flooding at Louth and the Lud Valley, and Grimsby Zong and Tooley, 2003. Newspaper reports indicate the event was dominated by fluvial sources, with the marine influence unclear The Times, 1920. An early estimate suggested 350 properties were seriously damaged and 22 people were killed. Because the marine influence is unclear, this event is limited to Category 2.


  1. Zong, Y. & Tooley, M.J., 2003. A Historical Record of Coastal Floods in Britain: Frequencies and Associated Storm Tracks. Natural Hazards, 29(1), pp.13–36. Available at: [Accessed March 5, 2015].
  2. The Times, 1920. Gales In The North. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.