Sharknadoes Covered By Insurance

(Photo by CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo by CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

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SyFy’s TV movie “Sharknado” took the internet by storm and frenzied our imaginations about whether tornadoes could truly rain down sharks out of a tornado. In case you were thinking “what if”, the folks at Consumer Reports have done the leg work to find out what insurance says about sharknadoes.

According to UPI.com, in the event that a tornado scoops up a swarm of frenzied sharks and began raining them down upon us, Consumer Reports say┬áthe sharknado attack could be covered under homeowner’s insurance.

“A tornado is a wind event,” Mike Barry, vice president of media relations for Consumer Reports, says. A shark falling out of the sky might be covered under homeowners insurance “as a falling object.”

If a shark fell on your car, as long as you’ve got comprehensive coverage, your car insurance would take care of that. Also, should one of those shark take a bite out of you, your health insurance will take care of the claim.

In case you missed watching SyFy’s “Sharknado” last week, you’ve got a second chance to see what everyone is talking about. ABC News says overwhelming popularity has demanded an encore viewing Thursday at 6PM CST.

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