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Hurricane Nicole Barrels Towards Bermuda

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

Vsible and infrared images from NOAANASA Suomi NPP of Hurricane Nicole in the Atlantic on 1012

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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