Storm Event

High tides and high winds caused chaos.

Severity ? 2


High tides and high winds reportedly have caused chaos (Akehurst, 2011).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event saw water formed a river at Gloucester Road with up to 2 feet of water lapping at houses. Esplanade completely flooded with water flooding road in places (Akehurst, 2011).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property 2 feet of water lapping at houses.
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport Road flooded at Gloucester Road.
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.