Hurricanes are powerful storms that often strike hard and with little warning. They can have a devastating impact on communities and property. Individuals and families can prepare themselves against their vulnerability to hurricanes and severe windstorms by taking some simple precautions described below.
Are you at risk?
If you live in Atlantic Canada, your risk is higher
Are you prepared?
Hurricane Update: Leslie
As of Monday, September 10, 2012, tropical storm Leslie has spun into a Category One Hurricane and is expected to hit Newfoundland with heavy rains and high winds. Newfoundland's Avalon, Burin and Bonavista peninsulas have been put on a hurricane watch until further notice.
As Hurricane Leslie gathers strength and pushes toward Newfoundland and Labrador, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) encourages residents to stay safe and stay tuned here for further frequent updates.