2013 Had Lowest Hurricane Count Since 1982

2013 Had Lowest Hurricane Count Since 1982

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Hurricane Isaac - By Captain Kimo, Flickr - CCThe 2013 Atlantic storm season has proved one of the quietest in decades with the lowest number of hurricanes since 1982 and none of them considered ‘major’, according to insurance broker Willis Re.

An unusually quiet hurricane season is significant for the insurance industry not only because there are fewer pay-outs for damage but also because it drives down reinsurance prices.

(READ the story from Reuters)

Photo credit: Hurricane Isaac – by Captain Kimo, Flickr – CC

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