Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Source:

There was a storm surge along the English North Sea coastline during 16thSeptember 1935 (Hickey, 1997).

Pathway:

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 15thSeptember 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) .

Summary table:

Loss of life *
Residential property 16 or more homes were flooded
Evacuation & Rescue Residents evacuated Barton-on-Humber
   
Cost *
Ports *
Transport *
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land *
   
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences *

*No known sources of information available

References

  1. 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/items/aa6dfd04-d53f-4741-1bb7-bdf99fb153be/1/
  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]
  3. The Times, 1935. Gale In Straits Of Dover. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.
  4. 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/items/aa6dfd04-d53f-4741-1bb7-bdf99fb153be/1/