Storm Event

Severity ? 1

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in Sandgate (Zong and Tooley, 2003), where overtopping of the promenade damaged some vehicles (The Times, 1953).


  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].
  2. The Times, 1953. Ferry Boat In Main Street. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.