August 25, 2017 / 9:26 AM / 3 months ago

Hurricane Harvey approaching Texas coast: NHC

(Reuters) - Hurricane Harvey is approaching the Texas coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.

Tropical Storm Harvey is seen approaching the Texas Gulf Coast, U.S., in this NOAA GOES East satellite image taken at 10:07 ET (14:07 GMT) August 24, 2017. NOAA/Handout via Reuters

The hurricane, now a category 2 storm on the Saffir-Simpson scale, is located about 185 miles (295 km) south-southeast of Port O‘Connor, Texas with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour (165 km per hour).

Reporting by Arpan Varghese and Eileen Soreng in Bengaluru

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