Severity ? 2
No known sources of information.
A breach in sea defences allowed thousands of tons of water to inundate onto low-lying ground (The Times, 1930).
Receptor and Consequence
|Loss of life||*|
|Evacuation & Rescue||*|
|Water & wastewater||*|
|Coastal defences||Sea defences breached in Winchelsea|
*No known sources of information available
- The Times, (1930). ‘British Steamer Aground’. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.
- Zong, Y. and Tooley, M. J. A. (2003). ‘Historical Record of Coastal Floods in Britain: Frequencies and Associated Storm Tracks’. Natural Hazards, 29, 13–36. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A%3A1022942801531 (Accessed: 5 March 2015).
- The Times, 1930. British Steamer Aground. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.