This event was reportedly associated with the highest sea level in 40 years for some areas in the Solent, although a lack of wind and the high air pressure prevented notable coastal flooding (Ruocco et al., 2011).
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Receptor and Consequence
According to Zong and Tooley (2003), this event saw coastal flooding at Portsmouth, Ryde, and Putney, London.
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- Ruocco, A. Nicholls, R. J., Haigh, I. D., and Wadey, M. (2011). ‘Reconstructing Coastal Flood Occurrence Combining Sea Level and Media Sources: A case study of the Solent UK since 1935’. Natural Hazards, 59(3): 1773-1796. Available at: http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11069-011-9868-7 (Accessed: 27 March 2015).
- Zong, Y., and Tooley, M. J. A. (2003). ‘Historical Record of Coastal Floods in Britain: Frequencies and Associated Storm Tracks’. Natural Hazards, 29, 13–36. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A%3A1022942801531 (Accessed: 5 March 2015).