Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall

Oct 04, 2016

Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall

BY Chris Brunau

BCDR

Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm in almost a decade, has made landfall in Haiti.

Hurricane Matthew will bring winds of 145 mph and an expected forecast of between 8 and 12 inches of rain, with the possibility of 20 inches in some areas. According to the National Hurricane Center, storm surges of up to 11 feet are possible on Cuba's southern coast. With the storm expected to make landfall in the U.S. later this week, is your business prepared?

Depending on your business type and location, the risk attached to a hurricane like Matthew can vary. To help prepare, check out our infographic below for some quick facts about hurricane damage:

To learn more about various types of natural disasters and what they can mean for your business, download our eBook: The Natural Disaster Survival Guide for Businesses. In this eBook you’ll learn about various natural disasters and risk levels, the potential impact, how disaster recovery planning can keep your business running, and more. Download it today!

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