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Third loss estimate for windstorm Thomas of 249 million euros unchanged from previous estimate: PERILS

August 23, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

PERILS AG has disclosed its third loss estimate of 249 million euros for windstorm Thomas, which affected parts of Europe in late February. The independent organization that provides high quality data relevant to the insurance industry “with the aim of

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Study links major floods in North America and Europe to “multi-decade ocean patterns,” says number of major floods has not increased overall

August 14, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The number of major floods in natural rivers across Europe and North America has not increased overall during the past 80 years, rather the occurrence of major flooding in these two continents often varies with North Atlantic Ocean temperature patterns.

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Aon Benfield’s Tropical Storm Risk, Colorado State University issue forecast for 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season

April 11, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Aon Benfield’s Tropical Storm Risk (TSR) and a research scientist at the Colorado State University (CSU) have both predicted 11 named storms, four hurricanes and two major (Category 3+) hurricanes between the months of June and November. TSR, part of