Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in Hastings and Folkstone on the south coast, in addition to London according to Zong and Tooley (2003). Some streets in the centre of Hastings were flooded, and some basement level non-residential property was flooded in Maidenhead (The Times, 1963).


  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, 1963. Floods Cut Six Main Roads. Times Newspapers Limited, [London, England]. The Times Digital Archive.