Ever noticed how some Perth suburbs hit the headlines after a big storm more than others?

It's all about location. Sometimes storms hit hard across a wide area but often the damage is a lot more localised. How does your suburb stack up? We've crunched the numbers using four years of storm claims data and mapped out which areas are more often in the eye of the storm.


Perth suburbs with highest storm damage claims

Source: RAC Insurance claims, June 2012 - June 2016

Storm damage claims by postcode 
2000+ claims 1999-1500 1499-1000 999-500
6210 6163 6164 6025
6027 6064 6065 6112
  6062 6066 6059
  6155 6026 6020
    6061 6054 
    6169 6149
    6021 6150
    6018 6063 
    6110 6024
    6107 6168
    6030 6023
    6056 6060
    6108 6057

All other postcodes saw less than 500 storm damage claims each in the four years from June 2012 to June 2016.

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Source: RAC Insurance claims, June 2012 - June 2016

Did you know storms are the most common natural hazard in Australia?

On average, storms cause more damage than cyclones. Check out our handy checklist to see what you can do to protect yourself and your property in a storm.

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