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Forecasters reduce hurricane season predictions, slightly

6th August 2013

Two of the forecasters we follow for their updates on the Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season have reduced their predictions for the number of storms that will intensify to hurricane or severe hurricane status. Both of the forecasters continue to predict an above average 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

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Growing number of capital markets investors accepting hurricane risk: Fitch

31st May 2013

As the insurance and reinsurance industry fast approaches the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which technically begins tomorrow on the 1st June, ratings agency Fitch Ratings says that the U.S. insurance industry has the capacity to withstand potential losses from hurricane related perils, helped by the growing acceptance of hurricane risk by investors in the capital […]

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Above average Atlantic hurricane season activity expected: AccuWeather

15th May 2013

Weather forecaster AccuWeather Inc. has joined other forecasters of tropical cyclone and hurricane activity in predicting a 2013 Atlantic hurricane season with above average levels of activity. Every forecaster that we have covered so far this year has called for levels of tropical storm and hurricane activity above the long-term average and now that we […]

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CSU hurricane forecasters predict high risk of U.S. landfalls in 2013

11th April 2013

Another of the well-respected hurricane forecasters has published its predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season and, like the forecasters we covered the other day, they call for an active season with a heightened risk of landfalling hurricanes on the U.S. coastline. This forecast is from the Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science, led […]

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Early 2013 Atlantic hurricane season forecasts suggest active year

8th April 2013

The 2013 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season begins on the 1st of June and runs until the end of November. As ever, around this time of the year the forthcoming hurricane season features more heavily in insurance and reinsurance firms and catastrophe bond & ILS investors thoughts as the season approaches and the first […]

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