Storm Event

Severity ? 1

Receptor and Consequence

This event is mentioned in a compilation of historical coastal floods in North West Europe developed by Hickey (1997), and is associated with a storm surge that impacted Southend, Essex. Lamb (1991) also documented a North Sea storm that occurred during 17th–19th October.


  1. Hickey, K.R., 1997. Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at:
  2. Lamb, H.H., 1991. Historic Storms of the North Sea, British Isles and Northwest Europe 1st ed., Cambridge University Press. Available at: [Accessed March 13, 2015].