Tropical Storm Erin formed in the Atlantic Ocean on August 15th. The storm quickly regressed back to a tropical depression and is not forecasted to affect land. However, as soon as a storm has been named, travelers are no longer able to purchase travel insurance to cover that particular storm. This applies even if the storm weakens after being named.
CSA Travel Protection has released the following explantation of travel insurance coverage regarding the newly named Tropical Storm Erin.
Tropical Storm Erin
Tropical Storm Erin, the fifth named storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, formed last Thursday in the Atlantic Ocean. The storm formed approximately 245 miles southeast of the Cape Verde Islands, and has now weakened 1,000 miles west-northwest of the Cape Verde Islands. The storm is not forecasted to affect any land masses before fizzling out. Customers are strongly encouraged to read their Description of Coverage or Insurance Policy for details regarding their available coverage. For plans that do offer coverage for adverse weather and natural disasters, please note that there is no coverage for this specific storm under any plans purchased on or after August 15th, 2013. Please contact CSA Travel Protection with questions.