Weather Events

This section shows the  various extreme weather events that have affected Benfleet over the years.

Page link: Canvey Flood of 1953
Canvey Flood of 1953
A documentary by the Kents Hill Junior School Radio Club
Page link: Essex Way Water
Essex Way Water
Strange weather events
Page link: Frozen Benfleet 1947
Frozen Benfleet 1947
Ice floes in the Creek
Page link: Local Councillor Alf Partridge Rows Across the Playing Fields
Local Councillor Alf Partridge Rows Across the Playing Fields
Flash Flooding in Brook Road Sept 1968
Page link: Report from 'The Southend Standard'
Report from 'The Southend Standard'
Benfleet Floods September 19th 1968
Page link: Residents of Brook Road talk about the '68 Flood
Residents of Brook Road talk about the '68 Flood
Everything had to be thrown away.
Page link: Severe Winter Weather
Severe Winter Weather
The Big Freeze in 1987
Page link: Snowy Benfleet 2010
Snowy Benfleet 2010
It was the coldest December in over 100 years.
Page link: Tarpots Corner, Benfleet 1968 Flood
Tarpots Corner, Benfleet 1968 Flood
A rare cine recording of Tarpots Corner after three days of rain
Page link: Tornado hits Benfleet
Tornado hits Benfleet
And causes local damage
Page link: Winter 2009
Winter 2009
Winter bites back