snowstorm News

Agencies Saw Business Interruption Claims After October Nor’easter

Local agencies in the Northeastern region say they saw cases of business interruption claims following the unusual, freak snowstorm that swept through the area last month. Many claims came from local restaurants and diners whose refrigerated foods went bad and …

Northeast Power Outages Hit Many Businesses Hard

Business owners and experts say the lengthy power outages caused by the freak October snowstorm have taken a toll on many companies and the losses are only beginning to be tallied. Angela Campetti runs a small house-cleaning business in Simsbury, …

Aon Benfield Monthly Cat Report Says Thai Floods Insured Loss over $5 Billion

Aon Benfield’s latest edition of its Monthly Cat Recap report, which reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during October, states that insurers are exposed to a minimum $5 billion loss as Thailand suffers continued record flooding. The study, …

New Hampshire Governor Seeks Disaster Declaration

New Hampshire’s governor is requesting that an emergency be declared for the entire state for federal aid to help clean up from the weekend’s snowstorm that dumped more than 30 inches of snow on parts of the state, causing widespread …

3M Powerless as October Snow Surprises Northeast

A freak October snowstorm knocked out power Sunday to more than 3.1 million homes and businesses across the U.S. Northeast, with close to two feet (60 centimeters) of snow falling in some areas over the weekend. The storm was even …

Nearly 580,000 Lose Power During East Coast Snow

The unusually early snowstorm bringing heavy, wet snow to the East Coast has knocked out power to nearly 580,000 customers. Most are in Pennsylvania. Utilities there say 428,000 customers have lost power. PPL spokeswoman Lissette Santana says 200 crews were …