Storm Event

Severity ? 1


High tides combined with heavy rains led to widespread flooding in Hampshire (Akehurst, 2011).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

At Lymington, Bridge house, Waterloo Road, and Lymington Quay were reportedly flooded (Akehurst, 2011). The Brockenhurst to Lyndhurst Road was flooded at Balmer Lawn. Acres of land behind Moores Garage at Milford-on-Sea was flooded as well as the lake between Bar Tree Restaurant and the foot of Victoria Hill. Water a foot deep covered the ground 100 yards south of Keyhaven yacht club.

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport Waterloo Road and The Brockenhurst to Lyndhurst Road at Balmer Lawn were flooded.
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land *
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences *

*No known sources of information available


  1. Akehurst, K. (2011). Coastal Flooding in the Solent, an Analysis using Sea Levels and Media Records. Southampton Undergraduate Thesis.