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Hurricane watch: A house in Loiza collapsing under a battering by falling trees and 80mph winds as Bertha, the first Atlantic hurricane of the season, raked north-east Puerto Rico in the Caribbean. Bertha, which has killed four people, yesterday picked up speed to 115mph and was heading for the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic and the Turks and Caicos Islands

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