European floods expected to cause €1bn+ of economic losses

At least 73 deaths follow record inundation amid warnings it may get worse


Catastrophe modellers are red hot on climate

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


Impact Forecasting updates Elements platform with open modelling features

Version 15 includes new Florida hurricane model and enhanced vulnerability explorer


"Standardisation in catastrophe modelling is finally happening"

Adam Podlaha, head of Impact Forecasting, highlights five key trends in cat modelling


Catastrophe risk modelling: platforms and models update

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


Oasis LMF rolls out cat modelling package

The Wave aims to create more openness and interoperability


Florida on alert as storm Gordon approaches

Tropical storm and hurricane warnings are in effect


Aon updates Thai flood model

Includes two scenarios based on 2011 floods


Insured cat losses in 2017 second only to 2011

Record year for wildfire losses, according to Impact Forecasting