Katia could strengthen into hurricane in two days: NHC

Reuters News
Posted: Sep 06, 2017 10:57 AM

(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Katia is expected to gain in strength and intensify into a hurricane in a couple of days before it approaches the coast of Veracruz, Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Wednesday.

Katia is about 175 miles (280 km) north of Veracruz and packing maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (75 km/h), the NHC added.

(Reporting by Vijaykumar Vedala in Bengaluru; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)