September 5, 2018 / 2:51 PM / in 2 months

Florence becomes first major hurricane of 2018 Atlantic season

(Reuters) - Florence has strengthened into the first major hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday.

The category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale is located about 1,405 miles (2,265 kilometers) east-southeast of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour (195 kph), the Miami-based weather forecaster added.

Reporting by Harshith Aranya in Bengaluru; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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