Storm Event

Severity ? 1

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in Putney according to Zong and Tooley, 2003, owing to a combination of heavy rainfall and high spring tides (The Times, 1958). Parked vehicles were left partly submerged, and some riverside gardens were flooded to a depth of 2 ft. [0.6 m].

References

  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: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A%3A1022942801531 [Accessed March 5, 2015].
  2. The Times, 1958. News in Brief. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.