Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

The first named storm in the 2016/17 season – Storm Angus – has caused flooding on Swanage high street in Dorset and in Southsea. In Swanage, storm waves damaged part of the seawall. Several roads and businesses were also flooded at the bottom of the high street. This video shows the clean up in Swanage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzWhssUS9dE. In Southsea there was flooding at Pyramids and Rock Gardens caused by wave overtopping.