Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding at many locations in the county of Cornwall including Widemouth Bay, Trebarwith Strand, Port Isaac, Polzeath, Mawgan Porth, Newquay, Perranporth, Portreath, St Ives, Penzance, Flushing, Penryn, Perranarworthal, Mevagissey, Fowey and Looe (Cornwall Council, 2011; Haigh et al. 2015). In Looe, 80 properties were reportedly flooded.

References

  1. Cornwall Council, 2011. Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment ANNEX 5 – Chronology of Major Flood Events in Cornwall, Truro.
  2. 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.