Of sensors, stats & parametric satellites – a tale of modern parametric insurance

Why do FloodFlash use a sensor for our parametric flood insurance? Are there more high-tech solutions available? Why, for example – do we not use satellite data for our parametric policies? Parametric cover has come a long way from bottomry contracts and Roman ship protection. In this article, FloodFlash Catastrophe Risk Analyst Henry Bellwood reviews […]

Flood myths: ancient flood stories from the UK and Ireland

This is the third article in our series on flooding in popular culture. Click on the links to read our articles on flood music and flood films. This time we’re taking a trip back in time. Extreme flooding forms one of the key sequences in the Bible. But it’s not just Christian scripture where floods […]

2021 FloodFlash: the year in 12 numbers

Wow! Another year has flown by, marking the third complete year that UK businesses have had access to our rapid-payout cover. It’s been another year of ups and downs. Whilst certain things look pretty similar to the end of 2020, FloodFlash has changed a huge amount over the last 12 months. In this blog, we […]

Flood movies: our favourite films where flooding made a splash

This is the second article in our series on flooding in popular culture. If you missed part one which was all about music and flooding – check it out here. This time we’re talking flood movies. Weather and movies go together very well as a marriage of the spectacular. Here are some of our favourite […]