Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with widespread flooding across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, with local roads and quayside areas at many locations inundated including Southampton, Fareham, Lymington and Hythe (Ruocco et al. 2011). In Ryde, Isle of Wight the basement level of some residential properties were flooded to several inches.


  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: [Accessed March 27, 2015].