CAT Response

WHAT ARE WE EXPECTING FOR ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON 2021?

Atlantic Hurricane Season 2021 is now very much underway, with the official season kicking off on June 1st. Predictions across the board are anticipating another above-normal season, and similarities with last year’s activity can already been seen with the first named storm, Ana, forming before-schedule, on May 22nd.

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IS ‘ABOVE-AVERAGE’ BECOMING THE NEW NORMAL?

The Atlantic Hurricane Season 2020 finished up with a record-breaking number of named storms for the fifth consecutive year. With Hurricane Season 2021 fast approaching, it is hard not to anticipate another very active season, with trends from the last decade showing a dramatic increase in season length and in storm numbers and intensity.

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2020 – ANOTHER RECORD-BREAKING HURRICANE SEASON

The Atlantic season 2020 has now officially come to a close with a record-breaking 30 named storms, of which 6 developed into major hurricanes. The season began earlier than expected with Tropical Storm Arthur forming in mid-May and closed with major Hurricane Iota last month.

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BEIRUT EXPLOSION

On August 4th 2020 a vast mushroom cloud hung over the city of Beirut, created by a colossal explosion in the city’s port. With nearly 200 people dead, and over 6,000 injured, this has now been classified as one of the largest non-nuclear blasts in history, caused by 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored unsafely in a dock-side warehouse.

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CAT Response

HURRICANE IKE – 10 YEARS ON

Since Hurricane Ike, technology has evolved to help insurers improve their insight into the risk and costs associated with natural disasters and respond quicker and more efficiently.

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CAT Response

A NEW ERA OF CAT RESPONSE

Visual Intelligence by Geospatial Insight provides insurers, loss adjusters and brokers with improved capabilities to monitor, analyse and respond to risk. We are leveraging innovations in drone, satellite and aerial imagery and combining this with artificial intelligence expertise to revolutionise the insurance sector.

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Case Studies

MID-WEST USA FLOODS

Following the destruction brought by the recent extensive flooding in Nebraska and Iowa in the Mid-West of the USA during March 2019, this case study illustrates the typical data, imagery and analytics products that Geospatial Insight offer as part of the CAT Response Service…

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