Storm Event

Severity ? 1

Receptor and Consequence

A gale associated with south-easterly winds produced a surge of 0.45 m at Stornoway during this event, where impacts were reportedly limited to flooding of a car park and one local road (Hickey, 1997).


  1. Hickey, K.R., 1997. Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at: