Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with serious flooding in Lymington, Hampshire where many residential properties were inundated to a depth of up to 4 ft. [1.2 m] (Ruocco et al. 2011). A similar flood depth was seen in parts of Christchurch where waves were reportedly reached 50 ft. [15 m] high. A caravan park was evacuated.

References

  1. Ruocco, A.C. et al. 2011. Reconstructing coastal flood occurrence combining sea level and media sources: a case study of the Solent, UK since 1935. Natural Hazards, 59(3), pp.1773–1796. Available at: http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11069-011-9868-7 [Accessed March 27, 2015].