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Impact Forecasting Global Catastrophe Recap - January 2017


US weather losses exceed $1 billion in January for insurers as tornado tally reaches 17-year high, according to Aon's catastrophe report. Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield's catastrophe modeling development enter, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred during January 2017 in this report.


The January 2017 edition includes:

Major severe weather and flood events in the US lead to billion-dollar cost for insurance industry Worst wildfire event in Chile’s modern history leads to extensive damage Extensive rainfall causes significant flooding in southern Thailand; at least 96 people dead


Source: AON Benfield