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typhoon roke


Typhoon Roke thought not strong enough to trigger catastrophe bonds

23rd September 2011

Typhoon Roke, the 15th named storm of the northwest Pacific typhoon season, made landfall on Honshu island, Japan on the 21st September. A major storm with winds of 180kmh, typhoon Roke was a category 2 typhoon. Roke travelled across as much as 350km of Japan, impacting Tokyo where transport disruption and some falling trees were […]

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