Kate strengthens into hurricane: NHC

Reuters News
Posted: Nov 11, 2015 4:21 AM

(Reuters) - Kate, formerly a tropical storm, has strengthened into the fourth hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday.

Kate, now a category 1 hurricane, was located about 260 miles (420 km) north of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kph), the Miami-based weather forecaster added.

(Reporting by Nithin Prasad in Bengaluru; Editing by Janet Lawrence)