Storm Event

Severity ? 1


No known sources of information.


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event saw flooding of the inner harbour area in Stornoway (Hickey, 1997). This event also saw esplanade road flooded with 2 inches of water for a few hours in Avonmouth (Young, 2018).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property *
Evacuation & Rescue *
Cost *
Ports *
Transport Road flooded with 2 inches of water in Avonmouth.
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land *
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences *

*No known sources of information available


  1. Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at:
  2. Young, A. (2018). A Historical Analysis of Coastal Flooding in the Upper Bristol Channel 1962-2016. Southampton Undergraduate Thesis.