Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

According to Hickey (1997), this event was associated with localised impacts in Scotland, with reports of flooding in the Isle Of Whithorn where the pier at the village was “reduced to rubble”. Damage of the harbour was estimated at £50,000 (1972 prices).


  1. Hickey, K.R., 1997. Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at: