• The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season: average activity but a hefty price tag

    30 November 2022

    Insurers should expect more severe hurricanes, according to cat risk modellers

  • "Extremely dangerous" hurricane Ian strengthens to category 4

    28 September 2022

    It is predicted to hit Florida this afternoon and cause catastrophic wind damage

  • 2021 Atlantic hurricane season: "shorties", northeastern losses and rapid intensification

    21 December 2021

    This year's Atlantic hurricane season may not have broken the records of its predecessor, but it was notable for the emergence of several worrying trends. Paul Walsh reports

  • Parametric payouts do little to close the Haiti protection gap

    24 August 2021

    Insurers are expected to pick up less than 20% of earthquake losses in Haiti

  • Storm Henri predicted to cause $150m of insured losses

    24 August 2021

    If Henri remained as a hurricane, KCC warned insured losses could have reached $1.5bn

  • No room for complacency in 2021 Atlantic hurricane season

    31 May 2021

    Forecasters have predicted another "above-normal" hurricane season, although not as bad as 2020. But as the season gets underway, insurers and catastrophe modellers have stressed there is no place for complacency. Paul Walsh reports

  • The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season: breaking unexpected records

    27 November 2020

    This year will be remembered for the having the largest number of tropical storms, but it has been a relatively lucky season without serious losses. For insurers and risk modellers, the long-term impact may be the advances in technology forced upon them by the pandemic, as Paul Walsh reports

  • Catastrophe risk modelling: platforms and models update

    09 June 2020

    InsuranceERM's round-up of developments at model vendors and platform providers AIR Worldwide, Impact Forecasting, Oasis LMF, RMS, Guy Carpenter, WTW, JBA, Nasdaq, KCC, ARA, Combus, CoreLogic, ERN and Fathom

  • Hurricane Michael to cost insurers $6bn-10bn, says AIR Worldwide

    15 October 2018

    Estimates do not include losses paid out by the National Flood Insurance Program

  • Hurricane Michael: KCC estimates almost $8bn insured loss

    12 October 2018

    Nearly half of insured loss estimated to have occurred in two Florida counties – Bay and Gulf.