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March 2, 2020

March 2020 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

Though winter begins to wind down in March, major storms remain a possibility along with other severe weather. In fact, last year PCS® designated one winter storm and…

February 3, 2020

February 2020 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

February can be an active month for catastrophes, with the threat of winter storms and wind and thunderstorm events.

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January 13, 2020

Wildfire around the world: A threat without borders

Firefighters around the world are struggling with wildfire seasons that seem to grow longer and more destructive every year.

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December 5, 2019

Wildfires Drive California Maintenance Higher

California housing activity experiences notable growth in wildfire-impacted regions. Verisk analyzes increases in housing activity in these areas.

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December 2, 2019

December 2019 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

December traditionally experiences catastrophes from wind and thunderstorm events or winter storms, but in recent years, wildfires have been a growing threat.

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November 5, 2019

November 2019 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

With hurricane season ending officially on November 30, we look ahead to the potential catastrophe risks for the month.

October 30, 2019

Kincade, Tick, and Getty Fires spread damage in California

Three major wildfires caused damage and widespread evacuations in California. Verisk has preliminary analysis of the risk distribution in affected ZIP codes.

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October 3, 2019

October 2019 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

October marks the end of peak hurricane season. While the fourth quarter generally tends to be less active than the third, insurers should still be vigilant in preparing…

September 16, 2019

Addressing the global catastrophe protection gap

The “protection gap” illustrates insurers’ potential for growth and society’s need for protection. Learn more in AIR Worldwide's Global Modeled Catastrophe Losses report.

August 5, 2019

2019 August preview: Historical catastrophe activity

For the second straight year, the Atlantic hurricane season had an early start with Subtropical Storm Andrea in May and Hurricane Barry in July, which was a…

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July 1, 2019

July 2019 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

As we head into the summer months—and deeper into Atlantic hurricane season—we examine recent catastrophe trends for July.

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June 25, 2019

Constant innovation keeps insurers ahead of wildfire risk

Assessing wildfire risk to properties takes deep, diverse data, plus sophisticated analytics and scientific methods in an ecosystem of constant innovation.

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June 4, 2019

June 2019 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

June marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season (June 1 – November 30). According to forecasters, 2019 will be a slightly below-average season for the area…

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May 31, 2019

Winds steer Alberta’s Chuckegg Creek Fire away from town

FireLine, Verisk’s wildfire risk management tool, is guiding analysis of risk factors within the perimeter of the Chuckegg Creek Fire in Alberta, Canada.

May 14, 2019

Fighting wildfire with fire and fuel reduction

Wildfires need three things—conducive weather, a source of ignition, and a supply of fuel.

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