Daily Archives: April 1, 2011

Winter makes last stand in U.S. with developing snow storm

April 1, 2011 – BOSTON – After a winter that saw record-setting snowfall during the month of January, the threat of snow accumulation on April Fool’s day is no joke to Western Massachusetts residents. With higher elevations forecast to struggle … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Extreme Weather Event | 2 Comments

Cost of natural disasters more than triple in 2010

April 1, 2011 – GENEVA – The global cost of natural and man-made disasters more than tripled in 2010 to $218 billion (154 billion euros), reinsurer Swiss Re said Tuesday, with the human toll the highest for decades. “2010 was … Continue reading

Posted in Catastrophic Insurance losses mount, Earth Changes, Monthly lead post | 3 Comments