In its latest Global Catastrophe Recap report, Aon Benfield found an "extremely active" period for severe weather hit the United States throughout March, as four separate outbreaks led to extensive damage in central and eastern parts of the country. The most prolific outbreak resulted in major damage from tornadoes, large hail and winds in the Midwest and Southeast. Total economic losses for this event alone were estimated at $1.7bn, while insurance claims were listed at $1.2bn. Through the
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