Another hurricane could destroy about 340 thousand homes in the state of new York. Of these, more than 75 thousand are in the area of extreme risk. These are the findings of a report published today, 31 may, the Analytics company CoreLogic.
The losses from damage in the state could amount to $190 billion. All in all, the coasts of the US, when the worst variant of development of events threatens the destruction of the 6.9 million homes that will cost the state up to $1.6 trillion.
Senior specialist at CoreLogic research That Jeffrey, who worked on the report hopes that the information disclosed will help to assess risks and accordingly, to prepare for the invasion of the elements.
«We’re not trying to accurately predict the damage from the next storm. We just want to present the scenarios,» explained Jeffrey.
According to the National oceanic and atmospheric administration (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), the probability that the hurricane season this year will go beyond the norm is 75%.
Experts predict 10 to 16 personal storms, of which 5-9 may develop into a hurricane.
The number of possible destruction of new York in the report, CoreLogic is in the 5th place after Florida, Louisiana, Texas and new Jersey, but 2nd place for cost recovery of buildings (due to high real estate prices in the state).
It is expected that the amount of loss will only grow as people continue to buy or build houses in hazardous coastal zones.
«Of course, it is everyone’s right to live where he wants, says Tom Jeffrey. — But perhaps our work will make people think about increasing the insurance from floods or about how to protect your home from danger.»
We will remind, in North Carolina, can break through the dam due to storm «Alberto».