U. S. faces hurricane Arthur on Independence Day

(AGI) Miami, July 4 - Tropical storm Arthur turned into ahurricane on Thursday night as it hit North Carolina with windsof 160 km an hour, said the U.S. Hurricane Center. The firsthurricane of the year rolled in over the Atlantic Ocean asIndependence Day began and ended weekend holiday plans forthose in its path. Arthur was expected to become a class 2hurricane on Friday. . .

(AGI) Miami, July 4 - Tropical storm Arthur turned into ahurricane on Thursday night as it hit North Carolina with windsof 160 km an hour, said the U.S. Hurricane Center. The firsthurricane of the year rolled in over the Atlantic Ocean asIndependence Day began and ended weekend holiday plans forthose in its path. Arthur was expected to become a class 2hurricane on Friday. . .