Plexus Points: Insurance stories we're reading

Here is a compilation of insurance-related news and notes stemming from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: --  While losses in connection with Hurricane Irma could range into the tens of billions of dollars, it could have been worse for property and casualty insurers.

-- Here is a closer look at the Florida homeowners’ insurance market.

--  The beleaguered-but-essential National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will again be put to the test in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

-- On Friday, the NFIP was extended through Friday, December 8.

-- In excess of 80,000 flood claims have been filed in connection with Hurricane Harvey, per the NFIP.

-- According to one estimate, more than 100,000 insurance claims on allegedly damaged cars and trucks have been filed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

-- The head of South Carolina’s department of insurance believes more residents should be considering flood insurance.