Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with flooding in Hayling Island and Southsea (Portsmouth), along with Newport, Ryde and Cowes in the Isle of Wight where some non-residential properties required pumping to remove flood water (Ruocco et al. 2011). There was also flooding in Langstone and Fareham.


  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].