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Quantifying Tropical Cyclone Risk

Tropical cyclones are a significant source of annual catastrophe risk globally. RMS cyclone, hurricane, and typhoon models help the market quantify this risk to inform sound underwriting, portfolio management, and risk transfer decisions.  

Obtain a Robust Determination of Risk

Assess risk across the full spectrum of landfalling, bypassing, and transitioning storms. RMS models are informed by extensive stochastic event sets and landfall rates specific to each basin or region. 

Utilize the Best Hazard Science

Select and manage risk utilizing the latest RMS hazard innovations. RMS models incorporate advanced wind and water modeling methodologies to generate realistic representations, variations, and correlations of tropical cyclone hazard within each region. 

Advanced Insights Into Building Vulnerability

Differentiate risks within and across regions, sub-perils, building characteristics, and mitigation efforts. RMS models include hundreds of unique vulnerability functions informed by data, regional differences in building codes or construction, and insights from recent events.

Cyclone, Hurricane and Typhoon

Market-leading RMS models deliver the reference view of tropical cyclone risk for each region.

North Atlantic Hurricane

Single, basin-wide event methodology validated using over $300 billion of loss data, RMS North Atlantic Hurricane Models help (re)insurers quantify risk across 40 countries throughout the Atlantic, Eastern Pacific, and Central Pacific Basins.

Western North Pacific Typhoon

Advanced risk modeling for typhoon covers all the major impacted regions including China, Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Australia Cyclone

Modeling reflects the latest representation of cyclone hazard frequency and severity in Australia, with vulnerability calibrated against recent events such as Marcia and Yasi.

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