Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

This event saw the highest recorded sea level at Alloa in nearly 100 years, measuring 26 ft. 10 inches [8.2 m], where agricultural land and several residential properties were inundated (Hickey, 1997). Flooding was also reported in Grangemouth and Bo’ness, and in Stirling where 21 ewes drowned as 20 acres of agricultural land became submerged.

References

  1. Hickey, K.R., 1997. Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at: https://curve.coventry.ac.uk/open/items/aa6dfd04-d53f-4741-1bb7-bdf99fb153be/1/.