Storm Event

Severity ? 2


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Receptor and Consequence

Localised flooding was reported in and around Milford-on-Sea and Hayling Island during this event, where some residential properties were inundated to a depth of several inches (Ruocco et al. 2011). In Hayling Island, some local roads were inundated to a depth of up to 2ft. [0.6 m] and several beachside huts were “swept” away. A flood warning prompted the evacuation of 50 hospital patients.

Summary Table

Loss of life *
Residential property Inundation of homes in Milford-on-Sea and Hayling Island; beach huts destroyed
Evacuation & Rescue 50 hospital patients evacuated
Cost *
Ports *
Transport Local roads inundated including Southwood Road and Creek Road
Energy *
Public services *
Water & wastewater *
Livestock *
Agricultural land *
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences *

*No known sources of information available


  1. Ruocco, A. Nicholls, R. J., Haigh, I. D., and Wadey, M. (2011). ‘Reconstructing Coastal Flood Occurrence Combining Sea Level and Media Sources: A case study of the Solent UK since 1935’. Natural Hazards, 59(3): 1773-1796. Available at: (Accessed: 27 March 2015).