LONDON, Feb 28- The bill sent to insurers from storms bringing hurricane strength winds and widespread flooding to parts of Britain since December could reach 1.5 billion pounds, according to consultants at Deloitte.» Read More
A check on when and where the hurricane will hit the East Coast, Nick Walker, The Weather Channel.
Chris Warren, of the Weather Channel, gives the latest details on Hurricane Irene.
Hurricane Irene is heading towards East Coast and Carolinas, with Paul Walsh, Weather Analytics.
See average annual homeowners insurance premiums in these states, as well as average windstorm insurance premiums from the least expensive to the most expensive.
Insurers call windstorm coverage — including hurricanes, tornadoes, and hail — the "market of last resort," which comes with its own special rates applied to areas most prone to disaster.
This year has already been a record one for storm damage, with more severe weather of all kinds.
A not-so-small cottage industry is now built around disaster preparation. While it never hurts to be prepared, say experts, how much of this industry is actually playing into people’s fears?
To what degree a catastrophic event might be caused by climate change is impossible to measure at this stage, so global warming isn’t being directly priced into insurance premiums.
Companies like ServiceMaster, ServPro, Disaster Kleenup International and the Signature Group are ready to mobilize workers by the hundreds to respond to catastrophe for days and weeks on end.
New pipelines and high storage levels will combine to prevent a repeat of 2005 when hurricanes Katrina and Rita interrupted supply and prices spiked.
Analysis of last year's catastrophic weather and its impact on the price of commodities, with Jeff Masters, WeatherUnderground.com meteorology director, and Sterling Smith, Country Hedging.
Discussing how to plan, if weather-related disasters happen, with Michael Hicks, Ball State University; Addison Armstrong,Tradition Energy, Scott Bernhardt, Planalytics, and CNBC's Mary Thompson.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the unusual weather sweeping the globe.
Jeff Hodgson, Chicago Weather Brokerage, discusses how to make money off of the slew of natural disasters.
The Weather Channel's Rick Knabb takes a look ahead of this year's hurricane season.
Discussing which companies stand to benefit and which will be hurt in the coming hurricane season, with Evan Gold, Planalytics, Inc.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on which insurance companies stand to profit from a severe hurricane season.
Hurricane season is about to start. Here's how to trade it.
This season's hurricane forecast, with Evan Gold, Planalytics.
It's been a stormy year for U.S. property insurers, and hurricane season hasn't even started yet. But shares of these companies could be jumping if a bad year in weather prompts premium increases.