Hurricane Ophelia intensifying near southeast Bermuda: NHC

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Posted: Sep 29, 2011 8:03 PM

(Reuters) - Hurricane Ophelia intensified by Thursday evening after becoming the fourth hurricane in the busy Atlantic season, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

At 8:00 p.m. EDT, Hurricane Ophelia was located about 770 miles south-southeast of Bermuda, packing maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour (130 km per hour).

(Reporting by Naveed Anjum in Bangalore)