Storm Event

Severity ? 1

Receptor and Consequence

his event is associated with flooding in the Solent over a period of 1–2 days (Haigh et al. 2015). 23rd December 1995 was associated with localised flooding in Portsmouth and Wootton Bridge in the Isle of Wight, with some local roads inundated up to a few inches deep (Ruocco et al. 2011). 24th December 1995 was associated with localised flooding in Hythe and Dibden (Southampton Water) (Ruocco et al. 2011).

References

  1. Haigh, I.D. et al. 2015. A user-friendly database of coastal flooding in the United Kingdom from 1915–2014. Scientific Data, 2, p.150021. Available at: http://www.nature.com/articles/sdata201521.
  2. Ruocco, A.C. et al. 2011. Reconstructing coastal flood occurrence combining sea level and media sources: a case study of the Solent, UK since 1935. Natural Hazards, 59(3), pp.1773–1796. Available at: http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11069-011-9868-7 [Accessed March 27, 2015].