This satellite image obtained from NOAA/RAMMB, shows Tropical Storm Dorian as it approaches Puerto Rico in the Caribbean at 17:0 UTC on August 28, 2019. Tropical Storm Dorian bore down on Puerto Rico Wednesday as residents braced for a direct hit, the first since the island was ravaged two years ago by Hurricane Maria.Even before the hurricane hit, an 80-year-old man was killed in a fall from a ladder while fixing a roof in a San Juan suburb, police said. US forecasters said they expected Dorian to make landfall in populous eastern Puerto Rico at near hurricane strength later in the day. A hurricane watch was also in effect for the US Virgin Islands.
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Tropical Storm Dorian as it approaches Puerto Rico in the Caribbean at 17:00 UTC on August 28, 2019. AFP / NOAA/RAMMB / HO 

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