Otto forecast to become hurricane again: NHC

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Posted: Nov 23, 2016 10:12 AM

(Reuters) - Tropical storm Otto was forecast to become a hurricane again on Thursday before weakening over central America after landfall, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday.

Otto, which had earlier weakened into a tropical storm after intensifying into a hurricane on Tuesday, was located about 220 miles (350 km) east-southeast of Bluefields Nicaragua and was packing maximum sustained winds of 70 mph (110 km/h), NHC said.

(Reporting by Karen Rodrigues in Bengaluru; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)