Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Source

No known sources of information.

Pathway

No known sources of information.

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.

Summary table:

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
   
Cost *
Ports *
Transport Main coastal road from Seaford to Eastbourne was flooded
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land *
   
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences *

*No known sources of information available

 

References

  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: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A%3A1022942801531 [Accessed March 5, 2015]