Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Source

No known sources of information.

Pathway

In Horsey, the defences repaired from February breached once more (The Times, 1938).

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in Horsey and London according to Zong and Tooley (2003). Large areas of agricultural land flooded to great depth.

Summary table:

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
   
Cost *
Ports *
Transport *
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land Areas of agricultural land submerged
   
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences Flood defences breached in Horsey

*No known sources of information available

References

  1. The Times, 1938. East Norfolk Sea Floods. 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].