Storm Event

Severity ? 1

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with flooding in the Cumbrian city of Carlisle (Zong and Tooley, 2003). Carlisle lies at the confluence of the rivers Eden, Caldew and Petteril where there is tidal influence, although is mostly associated with non-coastal flooding.


  1. 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: [Accessed March 5, 2015].