San Juan (AP) - The tropical storm "Dorian" in the Caribbean has been upgraded to a hurricane. The hurricane is located near the Virgin Islands and should continue from there across the Atlantic Ocean in the direction of the Bahamas, as the National Hurricane Center explained. Unlike originally feared "Dorian" therefore not directly on the Caribbean US outer area Puerto Rico meet. The storm system moved northwest about 20 kilometers per hour and brought gusts of wind at a speed of around 120 km / h.