Cristobal becomes third hurricane of 2014 Atlantic season: NHC

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Posted: Aug 25, 2014 8:39 PM

(Reuters) - Cristobal has become the third hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday.

The hurricane was located about 660 miles (1,065 km) south-west of Bermuda, the NHC said.

"The maximum winds are estimated to be 75 miles per hour (120 km per hour) with higher gusts," the Miami-based weather forecasters said.

(Reporting by Koustav Samanta in Bangalore; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)