US storms cost insurers $2 billion
Severe storms in the US last month left a $US2.3 billion ($3.08 billion) damage bill, including about $US1.5 billion ($2 billion) in insurance claims.
Convective storms hit the plains, midwest, southeast, mid-Atlantic and northeast regions, according to Impact Forecasting’s monthly catastrophe recap
Winter conditions in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec led to more than $US180 million ($241 million) of insured losses and an overall bill above $US360 million ($482 million), the Aon Benfield subsidiary says.
There were no major natural disasters in Australia last month.