According to the National Hurricane Center 06:00 UTC advisory today, the center of Hurricane Sandy was located approximately 280 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina and 425 miles south-southeast of New York City. Sandy is currently a weak Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph.

Sandy is expected to make landfall in the United States along the southern/central New Jersey coastline in around 24 hours time, early on Tuesday, as a Category 1 extra-tropical cyclone, having transitioned just prior to landfall, according to RMS.

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