Portal:Weather/On this day/08/10
1899: Hurricane San Ciriaco began crossing the island of Puerto Rico, eventually killing more than 3,000 people. The storm had an accumulated cyclone energy of 73.57, the highest on record in the Atlantic basin.
1955: Hurricane Connie made landfall in North Carolina. Five days later, Hurricane Diane would strike the same area, causing catastrophic flooding throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions of the United States.