NU Online News Service, Nov. 23, 1:05 p.m.EST

Floods that hit the United Kingdom last week could cost insurersup to $165 million, the Association of British Insurersestimated.

In Cumbria and south Scotland, the ABI said flood claims couldreach ?100 million ($165 million). An ABI spokesman said the totalinsured loss will be in the range of ?50 million ($83 million) to?100 million ($165 million), based on the current tally of about1,000 claims.

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