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Friday 13th and the Long-Term Cost of False Alarms
Robert Muir-Wood
Robert Muir-Wood January 24, 2017

If the prospect of flooding along the East Coast of England earlier this month was hard to forecast, the newspaper headlines the next day were…

How U.S. Inland Flood Became a “Peak” Peril
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Jeff Waters July 27, 2016

This article by Jeff Waters, meteorologist and product manager at RMS, first appeared in Carrier Management. As the journey towards a private…

Just How Unlucky Was Britain to Suffer Desmond, ...
Maurizio Savina
Maurizio Savina January 14, 2016

Usually, it’s natural disasters occurring elsewhere in the world that make headlines in Britain, not the other way around. But you’d have to…

Can Flood Walls Reduce Resilience?
Robert Muir-Wood
Robert Muir-Wood January 10, 2016

In early December 2015 Storm Desmond hit, bringing an “atmospheric river” to the northwest of England with its headwaters snaking back to the…

Are (Re)insurers Really Able To Plan For That Ra...
Laurent Marescot
Laurent Marescot November 16, 2015

Many (re)insurers may be taken aback by the level of claims arising from floods in the French Riviera on October 3, 2015. The reason? A large…

South Carolina Floods: The Science Behind the Ev...
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Jeff Waters October 08, 2015

South Carolina recently experienced one of the most widespread and intense multi-day rain events in the history of the Southeast, leaving the…

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