Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

Following on only a couple of days from a previous storm, residential properties in south Hayling Island were inundated to a depth of over 2 ft. [0.6 m] during this event, with overtopping and flooding also observed in Eastoke, Milford and Lymington (Ruocco et al. 2011). Hurst Spit was partially damaged at its eastern end.


  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].