Storm Event

'Highest tide for 30 years'

Severity ? 1


Floods came with gales and high tides (Akehurst, 2011).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with flooding of low-lying land from Medmerry to the ferry and Pagham Harbour (Akehurst, 2011).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport *
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.