Hurricane Nicole Strengthens Into Dangerous Category 4 Storm

The core of the storm will pass over or near Bermuda on Thursday.

13/10/2016 5:57 PM AEDT | Updated 13/10/2016 5:57 PM AEDT

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Extremely dangerous Category Four hurricane Nicole was heading for Bermuda, the National Hurricane Center said late Wednesday.

Nicole was located about 180 miles (290 kilometers) south-southwest of Bermuda and was packing maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour, the NHC said.

The core of Nicole will pass over or near Bermuda on Thursday, the NHC added.

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