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Japan Typhoon – Advanced Study into Extreme Wind Events

A recent advanced study by our research team looked at extreme wind events in Japan from the last 100 years. This collaborative study utilized the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)’s advanced, boundary-layer model and PartnerRe’s CatFocus® Japan Typhoon model.

Key findings:

  • 6 wind events had the potential to cause Jebi-sized losses at today’s exposure
  • Typhoon Jebi (2018) ranks 4th in the last 100 years
  • The return period of a Jebi-sized loss is approximately 20-25 years

“Why the need to rank Jebi? Wasn’t it the most severe storm ever recorded?”

In the introductory video below, Paul Della-Marta, Head of Catastrophe Research at PartnerRe, provides further insight into this research.

View the study report for:

  • Interactive wind field maps of the “Big-6” wind events
  • Full access to the storm wind field data
  • Relative potential industry losses of these events at current exposure
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