ICNZ reveals insurance impact of July West Coast storm

An Insurance Business Magazine article.

The storm that struck New Zealand’s West Coast on July 16 to 19 resulted in a total of 5,207 claims and over $122 million in insured losses, according to preliminary figures from the Insurance Council of New Zealand.

The storm, which was issued a rare red weather warning by Metservice, caused severe flood damage in Westport. Slips and flooding were also reported throughout upper South Island, Wellington and North Island.

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