June 2013: Global catastrophe recap

The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during June 2013. The report reveals that major flooding continued across Central Europe during the first half of the month, killing at least 23 people and resulting in combined economic losses of up to EUR17 billion (USD22 billion), and insured losses tentatively estimated at approximately EUR4.0 billion (USD5.3 billion). Most of the losses were attributable to Germany.