HUNGARY: the damage due to weekend storms may approach HUF 1 billion

1 February 2022 — Marina MAGNAVAL
According to preliminary data, the damage due to weekend storms may approach HUF 1 billion (~EUR 2.81 million*) as Hungarian insurers expect to receive more claims, portfolio.hu reports.

According to Aegon Insurance, the number of claims has exceeded 1,000 on Monday. Most of the claims came from Pest County and Budapest, but the preliminary data also show that almost the whole country was affected by the storm. Aegon Hungary expects the number of claims to reach 4,000.

Groupama Insurance received about 600 of claims due to storms by noon on Monday, and the reported damages are estimated at HUF 150 million. According to the insurer's experience, such claims can be delayed for 2-4 days after a storm, so they expect the number of claims to reach 1,500.

According to Generali Insurance, the company received hundreds of claims on Monday morning. It is estimated that the number of damages caused by the storm may exceed 1,000 and the amount may be from HUF 2 million up to HUF 300 million. Claims are expected mainly from Central Hungary, Pest County and Budapest, Generali said.

*EUR 1 = HUF 355.35



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