Severity ? 2
There was a storm surge along the English North Sea coastline during 16th September 1935 (Hickey, 1997).
No known sources of information.
Receptor and Consequence
In a separate source (but likely to be part of the same event), coastal flooding was reported on 15th September 1935 in Barton-on-Humber (Zong and Tooley, 2003). At least 16 residential properties were flooded here, with extensive damage to furniture and several victims left homeless (The Times, 1935). All of the residents evacuated the area (Hickey, 1997).
|Loss of life||*|
|Residential property||16 or more homes were flooded|
|Evacuation & Rescue||Residents evacuated Barton-on-Humber|
|Water & wastewater||*|
*No known sources of information available
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- Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at: https://curve.coventry.ac.uk/open/file/aa6dfd04-d53f-4741-1bb7-bdf99fb153be/1/hick1comb.pdf.
- 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, (1935). ‘Gale In Straits Of Dover’. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.