Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in Winchelsea (Zong and Tooley, 2003), where “serious” damage was caused following a breach which allowed thousands of tons of water to inundate onto low-lying ground (The Times, 1930).


  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, 1930. British Steamer Aground. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.