Storm Event

Severity ? 1

Receptor and Consequence

This was event was associated with localised flooding in areas of the Solent, Hampshire (Ruocco et al. 2011; Haigh et al., 2015). Local roads were inundated in Cowes and Hamble-le-Rice, some up to 1 m in depth. Minor overtopping was observed in Old Portsmouth and Langstone. Coastal flooding was also reported in the Severn Valley at Gloucester (Zong and Tooley, 2003).


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