Severe weather. What you need to know about hail, insurance, compensation…

​After the stormy episode that occurred on the evening of May 22, 2022, the Deux-Sèvres prefecture recalls that hail does not fall within the scope of the natural disaster compensation law.

Hailstorms can be very violent.

Hailstorms can be very violent. | MAINE LIBRE ARCHIVES


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The Deux-Sèvres department was affected on the evening of May 22 by a brief stormy episode justifying the intervention of the Departmental Fire and Rescue Service ten times, reports the Deux-Sèvres prefecture in a press release sent on Monday evening May 23.

No injuries or significant damage to report.she adds before specifying that hail does not fall within the scope of the law of 13 July 1982 on compensation for natural disasters. Consequently, any damage to property falls under: – for individuals : the TGN guarantee (hail snow storm) of their insurance contract ; – for farmers: their specific crop insurance.

Severe weather. What you need to know about hail, insurance, compensation…

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