Ten years ago, the number of extreme weather events came to 606 while the bill for damage was far less than it is today, just over $69 billion.
Extreme Weather Caused $129 Billion Of Economic Losses Globally Last Year [Infographic]
Weather-related disasters are becoming more frequent, new research shows, with an average of 306 events attributable to extreme weather occurring every year between 2007 and 2016. Mainly storms and floods, that average represents a 46 percent increase since 2000.
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