BMS draws parallels between Fiona and 1996’s Hortense
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BMS draws parallels between Fiona and 1996’s Hortense

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Hurricane Fiona is following a similar track across the southwest Atlantic Ocean to Hurricane Hortense in 1996, an event which created an insured loss of $240mn in today’s money, according to BMS.

Fiona struck Puerto Rico on Sunday at Category 1 strength and wrought a trail of destruction.

Around two-thirds of the tropical archipelago’s homes and businesses have no safe drinking water or power, and at least three people have been killed,...

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