Hurricane Dorian makes landfall over North Carolina: U.S. NHC

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A fallen tree and flood waters sit in a hotel parking lot after Hurricane Dorian swept through, in Wilmington, North Carolina, U.S., September 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

(Reuters) – Atlantic hurricane Dorian made landfall over Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.

The category 1 hurricane is located about 5 miles (5 kilometers) northeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, packing a maximum sustained winds of 90 miles-per-hour (150 kilometers/hour), the Miami-based weather forecaster said in its latest advisory.

Reporting by K. Sathya Narayanan and Asha Sistla in Bengaluru; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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