Climate Change is Responsible for Heavy Snow in Nor'easters, say Climate Scientists

January 28, 2015 1:13 PM

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Climate Change is Responsible for Heavy Snow in Nor'easters, say Climate Scientists

On Tuesday, heavy snow covered several regions ranging from Long Island to New England. Meteorologists have given it a name 'Winter Storm Juno', while climate scientists have been calling it 'once-in-a-century' blizzard. The blizzard had started on Monday and pounded heavy snow, high winds and coastal flooding in many locations. The climate scientists said that the storm is result of climate change.

According to the Weather Channel, the worst-hit state was Massachusetts. About 36 inches of snow was recorded in Lunenburg, while wind gusts had topped 70 mph in eastern Massachusetts. Governor of Massachusetts Charlie Baker had warned that more devastating snowfall could be on the way.

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