Tropical storm becomes hurricane

2013-09-15 14:39
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Miami -Tropical storm Ingrid strengthened and became a hurricane on Saturday, US forecasters said, with authorities in Mexico making emergency plans ahead of its making landfall.

The Miami-based National Hurricane Centre said in a 21:00 bulletin that Ingrid was packing maximum sustained winds of 125km/h, and was headed northward at11km/h.

Ingrid was located 315km east of Tuxpan, off Mexico's Gulf Coast.

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