Japan floods News

AIR Worldwide Estimates Insured Losses from Japan Floods Could Reach US$4B

Industry insured losses from the flooding in western Japan caused by excessive rainfall from June 28 to July 8, 2018, will be between JPY284 billion (US$2.6 billion) and JPY423 billion (US$4.0 billion), according to Boston-based catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide. …

July’s Droughts, Wildfires, Floods Caused Billions in Global Economic Losses: Aon

Many countries across the globe saw worsening in drought-related and wildfire conditions during July, which have led to hundreds of deaths and created a significant financial impact – particularly in the agriculture, forestry, water management and fisheries industries. This was …

Tropical Storm Hits Japan, Heads for Region Still Recovering from Floods

A tropical storm in Japan disrupted transportation and knocked out power to thousands of homes in its path as it headed west toward a region still recovering from devastating rains earlier this month. At least 16 people have been injured, …

Historic Rainfall, Floods in Japan Kill More Than 100; Some Factories Halt Operations

The death toll from the historic rainfall in western Japan reached 110 on Monday as rescuers stepped up efforts to clear areas hit by flooding and landslides. Some plants halted by the floods started to resume operations as the affected …