2018 catastrophes News

Europe’s Windstorm Burglind (aka Eleanor) Estimated to Cost $802.5M: PERILS

Initial insured losses for Extratropical Cyclone Burglind (also known as Eleanor) are estimated at 643 million (US$802.5 million), according to PERILS, the Zurich-based organization that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data. On Jan. 2-3, the event caused significant damage across Austria, …

January Windstorms to Cost Europe’s Insurers More Than $2B: Aon

European windstorms Friederike, Eleanor and Carmen wreaked widespread damage in January, causing insured losses of more than $2 billion, according to a report published by Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team. Of the Atlantic storm systems that hit …

Insured Losses from Europe’s Storm Eleanor/Burglind Estimated at $1.3B-$1.9B: AIR

Insured losses from winter Storm Eleanor/Burglind, which hit northern Europe on Jan. 3, will range between €1.1 billion ($1.3 billion) and €1.6 billion ($1.9 billion), according to estimates from catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide. The majority of wind-related losses are …