Storm Event

Severity ? 1


No known sources of information.


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with flooding in the Lancashire town of Fleetwood (Zong and Tooley, 2003), where a 324 ft. [100 m] breach caused flooding to hundreds of acres of agricultural land (The Times, 1939). No residential properties were reported to have been flooded.

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport *
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land Hundreds of acres of agricultural land flooded.
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences *

*No known sources of information available


  1. 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: (Accessed: 5 March 2015).
  2. The Times, (1939). Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.