Storm Event

Severity ? 1

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).


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  3. 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: