Perils final insured loss estimate for Storm Desmond totals £604m


In its fourth and final loss estimate for the floods in the UK which occurred from 4 to 24 December 2015, Perils increased its loss estimation by £7m. Storm Desmond brought record-breaking rainfall to the northwest of England and was the most prominent of a series of destructive weather systems affecting the UK in November and December 2015. The storm caused widespread flooding across Cumbria, with Carlisle, Cockermouth, Keswick and Kendal among the worst-affected areas. The revised estimate of