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Maria weakens to tropical storm: NHC
September 26, 2017 / 6:49 PM / 2 months ago

Maria weakens to tropical storm: NHC

(Reuters) - Maria weakened to a tropical storm on Tuesday from a hurricane with some more weakening expected during the next day or two, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory.

FILE PHOTO: Damaged solar panels are seen after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Humacao, Puerto Rico on September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo

The storm is about 160 miles (260 km) east-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, with maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour (110 km per hour), the Miami-based weather forecaster said.

Reporting by Swati Verma in Bengaluru, editing by G Crosse

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