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Catastrophe 213: Cyclone Seroja

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On 14 April 2021, the Insurance Council of Australia declared an Insurance Catastrophe for impacted parts of Western Australia from Tropical Cyclone Seroja. The cyclone made landfall late Sunday 11 April 2021, with the coastal town of Kalbarri, taking the brunt of Seroja, as did the community of Northampton.

Tropical Cyclone Seroja severely damaged homes, businesses, communications, and road infrastructure as well as the electricity service, across a number of West Australian communities.

Catastrophe 213: Cyclone Seroja

Claims incurred

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358

MILLION

Claims count

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9.4

Thousand

Outstanding count

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1.8

THOUSAND

Closed rate

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81

PERCENT

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* As at May 2022

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