Storm Event

Severity ? 1


Hight tides and strong north-westerly wind caused flooding in parts of Walton and Brightlingsea (Banjo, 2018).


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with flooding of The Hard Pub at Burlington, and a washed over of the quay and part of West Street. At Mill Lane Walton, it was reported that floodgates were closed but water still seeped through (Banjo, 2018).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport West Street flooded.
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land *
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences *

*No known sources of information available


  1. Banjo, M. (2018). A Historical Analysis of Coastal Flooding in Essex: Analysis of Flood Frequency and Severity. Southampton Undergraduate Thesis.