Hurricane Nicole barreled toward Bermuda Wednesday as a Category 2 storm, just days after Matthew killed hundreds in the Caribbean, mostly in Haiti. Packing 100 mile (155 kilometer) per hour winds, Nicole was 320 miles (520 kilometers) southwest of Bermuda at 1200 GMT.
The storm was heading northwest at about seven miles (11 kilometers) per hour in the Atlantic, and is expected on or near the British island territory within the next 24 hours. “Hurricane conditions are expected to begin on Bermuda Thursday morning, with tropical storm conditions expected to begin by later today or tonight,” the NHC said in one of its Wednesday updates. READ MORE