A Historical Record of Coastal Floods in Britain: Frequencies and Associated Storm Tracks

  title={A Historical Record of Coastal Floods in Britain: Frequencies and Associated Storm Tracks},
  author={Yongqiang Zong and Michael J. Tooley},
  journal={Natural Hazards},
This paper examines flood frequencies in three coastal sectors of Britain and analyses the associated storm tracks and their principal pathways. The results indicate that the east coast of Britain has suffered most floods over the last 200 years. The frequencies of flood incidents in the south and southwest coast of Britain have increased, particularly during the 20th century, whereas on the west coast flood frequencies have declined. Three distinctive pathways of storm track are identified… 

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