Hurricane Jose likely to weaken into tropical storm: NHC

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Posted: Sep 12, 2017 4:52 AM

(Reuters) - Hurricane Jose has reduced in intensity and could further weaken into a tropical storm later on Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

The hurricane is about 655 miles (1,055 km) north-northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 km/h), the NHC said.

(Reporting by Vijaykumar Vedala and Arpan Varghese in Bengaluru; Editing by Kevin Liffey)