Storm Event

Severity ? 1


No known sources of information.


No known sources of information.

Receptor and Consequence

This event was associated with coastal flooding in the River Colne Estuary, Essex (at Brightlingsea and Wivenhoe) and Waveney/Suffolk (at Southwold) (Lamb, 1991; Zong and Tooley, 2003; Haigh et al., 2015).

Summary Table

Loss of life *
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Livestock *
Agricultural land *
Coastal erosion *
Natural environment *
Cultural heritage *
Coastal defences *

*No known sources of information available


  1. Lamb, H.H. (1991). Historic Storms of the North Sea, British Isles and Northwest Europe 1st ed. Cambridge University Press. Available at: (Accessed: 13 March 2015).
  2. Zong, Y. and Tooley, M.J. (2003). ‘A Historical Record of Coastal Floods in Britain: Frequencies and Associated Storm Tracks’. Natural Hazards, 29(1), pp.13–36. Available at: (Accessed: 5 March 2015).
  3. Haigh, I. D., Wadey, M. P., Gallop, S. L., Loehr, H., Nicholls, R. J., Horsburgh, K., Brown, J. M., and Bradshaw, E., (2015). ‘A user-friendly database of coastal flooding in the United Kingdom from 1915–2014’. Scientific Data, 2, p.150021. Available at: