Losses from Cat 5 cyclone follow catastrophic Queensland flooding.
Last year's active hurricane season has fuelled the debate over the performance of catastrophe models. Michael Faulkner talks to the protagonists.
Important new models and updates are scheduled by the cat modelling companies in 2011 "" from Atlantic hurricane to European wind storms and earthquake. Here's a guide to what to expect, not only next year, but in 2012 and 2013.
Helen Ye joins from AIR Worldwide
Joins other industry participants in Global Earthquake Model
Strict building code helped, says Air Worldwide
AIR Worldwide president spells out lessons from Katrina