MAJOR HURRICANE IDA: STRONG CAT 4 STORM, NEAR PEAK STRENGTH AT LANDFALL
Major Hurricane Ida made landfall just to the west of Port Forchion, Louisiana just before noon on the 29th of August as a strong CAT 4 storm, on the 16th anniversary and just 45 miles to the west of Katrina.
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As the Fall equinox approaches, a vast number of Americans are eagerly anticipating the perfect weather that comes with the arrival of the 23rd of September. However, for many residing on the East Coast, this pleasant weather shift comes at a cost, which they will experience on Monday. Florida finds itself as the odd state out of the nice weather streak, with potential hazards hiding behind subtle, yet persistent daily rainfall. Across the globe, Hurricane Nigel has formed in the Atlantic and will rapidly strengthen to a major hurricane in the days ahead. Europe may see its first tropical system of the season while Australia paces a record September, with more sunshine increasing throughout the continent.
Click here to learn more about Monarch Co-Founder Kathryn Prociv and her passionate quest to document and capture tornadoes, in real-time. Kathryn shares stories from her exhilarating storm encounters and why this hands-on learning experience has deepened her understanding of meteorology and atmospheric dynamics, ultimately fostering stronger connections and deep empathy with Monarch partners and clients.
While the current ESG systems implemented in asset managers' portfolios are helping to smooth the transition to a more sustainable low-carbon economy, the risk management solutions organizations have in place to manage the risk of climate perils are often insufficient. There is a need for asset managers to understand the potential impacts of extreme weather on their assets and operations and take steps to mitigate these risks through effective risk management strategies. Read more HERE.