Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 1 storm

  • Friday 14, September 2018 in 3:23 PM
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Sharjah 24 – Reuters: Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 1 storm, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, as parts of the U.S. East Coast were being battered by its strong winds.
Florence's maximum sustained winds decreased to 150 kilometres per hour, the NHC said on Friday report.
 
Despite the downgrade, the Miami-based centre continued to warn of life-threatening storm surges, hurricane-force winds and freshwater flooding.