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NHC: Category Two Hurricane Delta moves closer to Louisiana coast

FILE PHOTO: A sign is posted along a flooded street as Hurricane Delta approaches, in Baker, Louisiana, U.S., October 9, 2020. REUTERS/Marco Bello

(Reuters) - Water levels along the coast of Louisiana are rising as the center of Hurricane Delta moves closer, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.

The Category Two Hurricane was located about 65 miles (105 km) south of Cameron, Louisiana, packing maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour (165 km per hour), the NHC added.

Reporting by Shreyansi Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Chris Reese

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