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Tropical Storm Gabrielle batters Bermuda

This NASA satellite image, released September 2013, shows Tropical Storm Gabrielle (Upper R) closing in on Bermuda. Forecasters said the storm, which was some 120 miles south of the island, was strengthening and approaching.Tropical Storm Gabrielle was battering Bermuda with heavy rains and powerful winds, as US forecasters warned it was strengthening and moving closer to the popular vacation spot. Gabrielle, with maximum sustained winds near 60 miles (96 kilometers) per hour, was some 30 miles (45 kilometers) south of Bermuda, the National Hurricane Center said.