A tornado outbreak in New England on June 9, 1953 was the deadliest in Massachusetts history, killing nearly 100 people. It was blamed on nuclear bombs, as was cold weather and a changing climate in Ireland.
“DUBLIN, Ireland, June 11—The Nevada atomic tests are under fire here as being responsible for changing the climate of Ireland
Up to a few days ago everybody was shivering from the protracted cold, and though at the moment Summer seems to have come at last, there is still a commonly voiced feeling that the United States is to blame for our severe weather.”
Grable Test – May 25., 1953