Severity ? 2
The high sea levels here blocked all drainage mains, with overflowing water causing flooding to some residential properties (The Times, 1954.
No known sources of information.
Receptor and Consequence
|Loss of life||*|
|Residential property||Homes flooded in Ashton Gate|
|Evacuation & Rescue||*|
|Water & wastewater||High sea levels blocked drainage mains|
*No known sources of information available
- The Times, (1954). ‘Hull Invaded By Flood Waters’. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.
- 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: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A%3A1022942801531 (Accessed: 5 March 2015).