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Australia raises its game on wildfire loss models

Ten years ago, Australia suffered one of its worst outbreaks of bushfires that burned 300,000 hectares and took 173 lives. David Walker reports on how wildfire modelling has developed to cope with this increasing threat

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US government shutdown hits hurricane forecasting work

Forecasts for 2019 impacted by longest ever shutdown

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Odile threatens to become a hurricane

Could reach category 2

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KCC releases hurricane and wind tracking tool

WindfieldBuilder is already being used by 10 firms

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AIR increases Sandy loss estimate to $16bn-22bn

Second cat modeller to increase initial estimate

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Sandy could be most expensive US storm since Katrina

Eqecat raises estimate of insured losses to $10bn-20bn

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Loss estimate for hurricane Sandy tops $5bn

Up to $10bn in insured losses and $20bn in economic damages, says Eqecat

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Japan typhoon causes less than $500m of losses

First hurricane of North Atlantic season not expected to make landfall

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Eqecat estimates $100-200m losses from Turkey quake

Also Rina becomes the sixth named hurricane of the season