Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

Notable flooding occurred in the Isle of Wight during this event with impacts observed at Newport, Yarmouth, and Gurnard, with impacts at the latter amongst the worst with holiday chalets inundated (Ruocco et al. 2011). Other impacted areas included Keyhaven and Lymington, with reports of damaged boats and quayside property.


  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].