Talas News

AIR Estimates Talas Insured Losses between $150 -$600 Million

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide’s initial estimates for insured losses from Tropical Storm Talas are between JPY 12 billion ($150 million) and JPY 46 billion ($600 million). Talas is the season’s 12th named storm, the seventh severe tropical storm and …

UPDATE: Killer Typhoon Talas Brings More Misery to Japan

Japan braced for more heavy rain and floods Monday as the death toll from the worst typhoon to hit the country in seven years climbed to 34. Rescuers searched for 55 others who remained missing, and tens of thousands of …

Typhoon Talas Kills At Least 15 As It Passes Japan

Heavy rains and mudslides from powerful Typhoon Talas killed at least 15 people in Japan as the storm moved northward past the country Sunday. At least 43 others are missing, local media said. [Ed. Note – latest reports put the …

Typhoon Talas Heading for Japan

A report from catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, notes that Typhoon Talas, which formed in the western Pacific on the 25th of August, is the  12th named storm of the 2011, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). The typhoon is …