Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

There was “considerable” damage on the south and west coasts during this event, together with some coastal flooding (The Times, 1931; Zong and Tooley, 2003). At Seaford, the main coast road to Eastbourne was flooded, and the lower promenade in Fleetwood was breached.


  1. The Times, 1931. Gale Damage On The Coast. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.
  2. 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]