Philippines Review, Reactions Magazine – Andy Siffert

By: - December 3rd, 2013

Andy Siffert, BMS’ resident Meteorologist, featured in Reactions Magazine online discussing the challenges the Philippines faces in it fragile recovery from the devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan. Click here to read the article (registration required).  

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Hurricane Wilma’s 8th Anniversary

By: - November 8th, 2013

As we approach the end of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season and take in the media attention around the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, it is also important to mark the 8th anniversary of Hurricane Wilma’s landfall, which occurred October 24, 2005. This was the last major hurricane to make landfall […]

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It’s a risky world

By: - September 25th, 2013

Over the last few weeks Travelers and Swiss Re released polls suggesting people perceive that the world is becoming a riskier place and many are under-insured. The main driver for public opinion is that this is a perceived period of “more extreme weather”. Although many mention that it is a […]

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Tropical Update: Approaching the Peak of the Hurricane Season

By: - August 19th, 2013

Historically, September 10 is the peak of the North Atlantic hurricane season, which typically sees 10 or 11 named tropical storms. This climatology number climatology number is usually represents the last 30 or 50 years, but the average since 1995 is higher – at 15 named storms, 8 hurricanes and […]

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Approaching the Peak of the Hurricane Season

By: - August 19th, 2013

Historically, September 10 is the peak of the North Atlantic hurricane season, which typically sees 10 or 11 named tropical storms. This climatology number  usually represents the last 30 or 50 years, but the average since 1995 is higher – at 15 named storms, 8 hurricanes and 4 major hurricanes […]

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Wet East Coast Increases Loss Concern this Hurricane Season

By: - August 6th, 2013

Andy Siffert, BMS’ resident Meteorologist, discusses how the wet East Coast increases loss concern this hurricane season.

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2013 Half Year Review – U.S. Extreme Weather Events

By: - July 11th, 2013

Andy Siffert, BMS’ resident Meteorologist, reviews the first 6 months of 2013 in terms of U.S. extreme weather events and their impact on the industry. As we round the corner into the second half of 2013 we can now put into perspective some of the U.S. extreme weather events that […]

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Severe Weather in a Warming World

By: - June 10th, 2013

Andy Siffert, BMS’ resident Meteorologist, discusses Severe Weather in a Warming World As we have all seen in the media it would appear that on May 15 Mother Nature has turned on the severe convective storm season, which to date had been historically quiet in terms of insurance losses and severe […]

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Predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season

By: - May 9th, 2013

Andy Siffert, BMS’ resident Meteorologist, discusses the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season.

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Why was Sandy so unique?

By: - November 8th, 2012

Andrew J Siffert, BMS’ resident Meteorologist discusses what made Hurricane Sandy so unique.

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