“The Blob” to blame for bizarre US weather patterns

April 13, 2015 1:12 AM

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No, it’s not the plot of the latest monster movie to come rolling out of the film studio that gave us “Sharknado;” instead, the idea that there’s a strange “blob” to blame for bizarre recent US weather patterns comes straight from researchers themselves.

The anomalous region is a strange collection of unseasonably warm water that’s been floating off the US West Coast. Scientists say that it could be the culprit behind the droughts squeezing the life out of California – and possibly even the US East Coast’s horribly frigid weather.

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