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Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 2: US forecaster

Hurricane Florence

weakened to a Category 2 storm on Wednesday, according to the National

Hurricane Center, but remained on course to deliver a powerful blow to the US

east coast.

Florence is now a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane

Wind scale, with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph (175 kph), the NHC said

in its latest update at 0300 GMT.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)