Storm Event

Severity ? 1

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in Exmouth, Torquay and Southampton (Zong and Tooley, 2003). The high tides coincided with rain-laden rivers which caused the flooding in some catchments (The Times, 1960).


  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: [Accessed March 5, 2015].
  2. The Times, 1960. Floods Move To Hampshire And Wiltshire. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.