A FloodFlash primer on snowmelt flooding

This week we want to cast a spotlight on snowmelt flooding. As frigid weather continues across the north of the US we can expect an impact on our waterways in the months to come. Let’s dig into snow melt, and why it can pose a big flood problem. What is snow melt? A snowmelt flood […]

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 […]

FloodFlash sensor: everything you need to know about our award-winning tech

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Every FloodFlash policy includes a smart sensor. It is the key to our rapid claims and affordable premiums. Using a sensor for commercial flood insurance is pretty new, so it’s understandable that people have questions. This blog gives a full rundown on what you need to know about the FloodFlash sensor for policies on our […]

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 […]

FloodFlash in action: charity flood insurance helps safeguard the Welsh language

Willis Towers Watson Networks broker Rees Astley save money and fix flood exposure for Association of Welsh Nursery Schools, Mudiad Meithrin This blog series showcases FloodFlash in action. This week we’re talking about charity flood insurance. It explores how brokers and clients are using our smart-sensor technology and rapid-payout cover to make UK businesses more […]

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 […]

Flood music: the hits where flooding struck a chord

Weather forms a central part of popular culture and flooding is one of the most powerful outcomes of extreme weather. So it’s no surprise that flooding has inspired some flood music hits. Think we’ve missed an obvious one? Hit us up on Twitter (@FloodFlash_Ins) or on our Facebook page. Hurricane – Bob Dylan Hurricanes are […]

Flood risk in England: which areas have it worst

This blog on flood risk in England has been adapted from the original here. It was written for our partners at Towergate Insurance Brokers by Mark Brannon Cert CII an industry leader with 17+ years of industry experience. He has worked across a wide range of insurance issues, always working to bring clients and insurers together […]