• Karen Clark puts hurricane Ian losses at $63bn

    03 October 2022

    Tropical storm made landfall at three locations

  • Insurers at risk of mis-modelling Ian's storm surge in Florida, says Guy Carpenter

    30 September 2022

    Complex coastal canal networks make modelling tough

  • More flood insurance cover for hurricane Ida than Harvey

    03 September 2021

    CoreLogic's Tom Larsen says the increase in insurance coverage is "very encouraging".

  • Catastrophe modellers are red hot on climate

    09 July 2021

    InsuranceERM's annual roundup of developments among catastrophe modellers and platform providers finds one overwhelming theme: the need to provide insurers with better ways to understand the impact of climate change on risk. Cintia Cheong, Christopher Cundy, Ronan McCaughey and Paul Walsh report

  • KCC puts Delta insured losses at over $1bn

    13 October 2020

    Wind and storm surge losses in the US are estimated at $950m

  • Cat risk modellers warn of up to $9bn Laura losses

    01 September 2020

    AIR Worldwide and Karen Clark & Company release their estimates

  • Covid-19 to ramp up hurricane insured losses: KCC

    27 May 2020

    Higher losses expected due to the pandemic's impact on wider infrastructure

  • 2019 Atlantic hurricane season: facing the eye of the storm

    06 June 2019

    Forecasters are predicting a relatively average Atlantic hurricane season, but emerging risks could impact losses in unexpected ways. Paul Walsh and Sarfraz Thind report

  • 2018 Atlantic hurricane season - the calm after the storm?

    01 June 2018

    Last year's Atlantic hurricane season was one of the most catastrophic in recent memory with insured losses estimated at over $130bn. Now 12 months later and on the first official day of the season, forecasters believe relative calmness awaits. But forecasters are often wrong. Paul Walsh reports.