• KCC estimates $600m insured loss from storm Hilary

    29 August 2023

    Hilary prompted the first ever tropical storm warning for Southern California

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • American Family licenses KCC's US cat models

    27 April 2021

    Insurers' expectations around catastrophe models are rising, says KCC's chief executive

  • US winter storms will lead to 750,000 claims and $18bn insured loss

    23 February 2021

    Cat modelling chief Karen Clark says similar events could reasonably occur in future

  • 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

  • Guy Carpenter secures KCC catastrophe modelling deal

    24 February 2020

    Both parties have agreed a three-year licensing agreement

  • 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