Cutting edge research aids better understanding of hurricane risk (MetOffice)

Cutting edge research aids better understanding of hurricane risk (MetOffice)

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1 June 2012
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The Met Office and Lloyd's, the world's specialist insurance market, have teamed up to promote the latest scientific research on North Atlantic hurricanes.

Landfalling hurricanes in the US are the costliest of all natural hazards, with the total bill for Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma and Rita in 2005 reaching an estimated $90bn.

Hurricanes and Long-term Climate Variability, a report from Lloyd's and the Met Office, examines the latest research papers from a number of leading organisations. >> More

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