Storm Event

Severity ? 1


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Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in many south coast locations including Hayling Island, Cowes, Mudeford Bay, Yarmouth, Weston super Mare, Burnham on Sea, Minehead, Clevedon, Porlock, Watchet, Bridgenorth, Hythe and Sandgate (Zong and Tooley, 2003). Note that there was a severe (Category 5) event during 14th–15th December which impacted northern Somerset, and the Solent, Hampshire.

Summary Table

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*No known sources of information available


  1. Zong, Y., and Tooley, M. J. A. (2003). ‘Historical Record of Coastal Floods in Britain: Frequencies and Associated Storm Tracks’. Natural Hazards,29, 13–36. Available at: (Accessed: 5 March 2015).