Storm Event

Severity ? 2

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding along parts of the east coast of the UK, most notably in Whitby, around the Humber Estuary, and in Norfolk (Haigh et al. 2015). Impacts included flooding of non-residential properties in Scarborough, and several breaches to defences around the Norfolk coastline.


  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: