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October 21, 2020
CAT response services: More extreme weather heads to Vietnam

Consecutive storms continue to hit Vietnam and affect the surrounding countries of Thailand and Cambodia. According to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control in Vietnam, downpours and multiple landslides have kille…

October 21, 2020
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October 09, 2020
CAT response services: Chan-hom heads for Japan

Typhoon Chan-hom is targeted to hit Japan by the end of this week, with forecasts calling for heavy rainfall up to 100-200 millimeters near where the storm tracks in southern Japan. This can increase the risk for flooding and mudslides in the region.…

October 09, 2020
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October 06, 2020
CAT response services: Delta intensifies into a Category 2 hurricane

Delta has rapidly intensified into a Category 2 hurricane in the Caribbean Sea. It's expected to continue strengthening into a major hurricane, at least of Category 3 or 4 status, before passing very near Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula by Wednesday. This…

October 06, 2020
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October 06, 2020
CAT response services: Storm Alex hits France

Alex brought fierce winds and torrential rain to France, causing serious damage from floods and landslides. Roads, bridges and homes were destroyed in a number of villages north of Nice. French Prime Minister Jean Castex deployed the army and release…

October 06, 2020
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September 23, 2020
Japan and South Korea escape major damage from Haishen

Sedgwick's Stephen Hope, head of major and complex losses in Asia, discusses the typhoon that was far less destructive than early forecasts suggested

September 23, 2020
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September 22, 2020
Fraudulent claims could arise from Leighton Buzzard earthquake

Alison Unwin, head of domestic major loss and ARN at Sedgwick International UK, comments on last Tuesday’s quake and how insurance professionals are taking a more sceptical view of property claims due to ‘very minor’ tremors

September 22, 2020
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September 21, 2020
CAT response services: Hurricane Teddy on path to Canada

Hurricane Teddy continues to move north with forecasters expecting the storm to stay east of Bermuda before becoming a more powerful hurricane. It’s anticipated to cause rainfall of up to six inches ahead of striking Canada later this week as a post-…

September 21, 2020
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September 18, 2020
CAT response services: Tropical Storm Noul makes landfall in Vietnam

Noul, also known as Typhoon No. 5, made landfall in Vietnam on Friday, triggering heavy rain in the central part of the country, downing trees and damaging hundreds of homes. The local weather agency downgraded the storm to a low pressure system, tho…

September 18, 2020
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September 15, 2020
CAT response services: Extreme weather continues to hit the U.S.

Probable path of Hurricane Sally Hurricane Sally Sally, the seventh hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic season, is crawling toward the Gulf Coast as a category 1.The storm is currently located about 105 miles south-southeast of Biloxi, Mississippi, and …

September 15, 2020
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September 02, 2020
CAT response services: Tropical Storm Nana heads toward Central America

Tropical Storm Nana formed Tuesday in the Caribbean Sea and is tracking toward landfall, most likely in Belize, by early Thursday. The storm may become a hurricane just prior to landfall, possibly bringing storm surge flooding and damaging winds. Nan…

September 02, 2020
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August 27, 2020
CAT response services: South Korea on alert for Typhoon Bavi

Bavi, the season's eighth typhoon, is one of this year's most powerful storms. It ripped through the resort island of Jeju and other southern regions on Wednesday, knocking out power, flooding roads and toppling trees. The typhoon reached waters off …

August 27, 2020
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August 25, 2020
Neil Gibson
chief operating officer, Sedgwick UK
Storm Francis eyes UK as August weather claims continue

This article includes comments from Neil Gibson, chief operating officer at Sedgwick UK

August 25, 2020 by Neil Gibson, chief operating officer, Sedgwick UK
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August 12, 2020
CAT response services: Derecho storms through the Midwest

A destructive derecho stormed through a long stretch of the Midwest on Monday, bringing torrential rain and dangerous straight-line winds to Iowa, Illinois and Indiana. With wind gusts up to 112 mph, the derecho moved from far southeastern South Dako…

August 12, 2020
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August 04, 2020
CAT response services: Severe weather threatens the U.S.

Tropical Storm Isaias Isaias made landfall in North Carolina as a category 1 hurricane late Monday causing coastal flooding, structural fires and collapses, and power outages for more than 500,000 homes and businesses. Now downgraded to a tropi…

August 04, 2020
July 31, 2020
CAT response services: Sedgwick's yacht surveyors/adjusters are ready for Hurricane Isaias

Hurricane Isaias is brewing and forecasted to impact the islands of the northern Caribbean and the southeastern U.S. with heavy rain, winds and building seas. With hurricane season upon us and activity in the Atlantic starting to heat up, Sedgwick ha…

July 31, 2020