Typhoon Hagibis News

Typhoon Hagibis to Cost Japan’s Economy $10B, with Insured Losses in Billions: Aon

Typhoon Hagibis is likely to become one of 2019’s costliest events, with economic costs of more than US$10 billion and insured losses minimally in the billions, according to Aon’s monthly catastrophe report. The storm made landfall in Japan’s Iza Peninsula …

Insured Losses from Typhoon Hagibis Estimated at $7B-$11B: RMS

Insured losses stemming from Typhoon Hagibis in Japan are estimated to range between US$$7 billion and $11 billion, according to Newark, Calif.-based catastrophe modeling firm RMS. While last month’s Typhoon Faxai was a wind-driven event, RMS estimates typhoon flooding from …

Typhoon Hagibis Likely to Cause Earnings Event for Japan’s Insurers: Fitch

Typhoon Hagibis is likely to be an earnings event for Japan’s three main non-life insurance groups, MS&AD Insurance Groups Holdings, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance and Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co. (TMNF), with no material effects on capital and …

Insured Losses from Japan’s Typhoon Hagibis Estimated at $8B-$16B: AIR

Insured losses from Typhoon Hagibis, which made landfall in Japan on Oct. 12, will be between 865 billion Japanese yen (US$8 billion) and JPY 1,730 billion (US$16 billion), with more than half of the losses due to inland flooding, according …

Typhoons Faxai, Hagibis Unlikely to Affect Stability of Japan’s Non-Life Insurers: AM Best

The recent mega-typhoons in Japan are unlikely to affect the financial stability of the country’s three major non-life insurers due to their appropriate catastrophe risk management and strong capitalization levels, according to a new AM Best commentary. Net of reinsurance, …

Update: Typhoon Hagibis Rips Across Japan, Causing Flooding, Killing at Least 43

Japan is sending more than 110,000 people including its Self-Defense Forces to tackle rescue and cleanup operations in the wake of the most powerful typhoon to hit the country in decades, which left at least 43 people dead. Police, firefighters …

Update: Super Typhoon Hagibis Tracks Toward Japan; Guy Carpenter, RMS Comment

Super Typhoon Hagabis has been a category 5 for much of the first half of this week, but fortunately is forecast to weaken to a category 3 typhoon when it makes landfall in Japan on Saturday morning, Oct. 12, said …

Super Typhoon Hagibis on Track to Hit Japan, Disrupting Rugby World Cup

Two Rugby World Cup games pitting England against France and New Zealand against Italy have been called off as the powerful Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan this weekend, organizers confirmed. The decision means both matches will be considered scoreless draws, with …