Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in Ashton Gate, Bristol (Zong and Tooley, 2003). The high sea levels here blocked all drainage mains, with overflowing water causing flooding to some residential properties (The Times, 1954).


  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, 1954. Hull Invaded By Flood Waters. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.