A UKIP Councillor Blamed The Weather On Gay Marriage - And The Internet Reacted Beautifully

“There are warning of gays in Viking, Forties, Cromertie, South East Iceland and Bongo Bongo Land.” posted on

1. So a UKIP councillor, David Silvester, wrote to the Henley Standard blaming gay marriage for Britain’s recent stormy weather.

UKIP then suspended him after he defied a request not to do further interviews.

2. So, predictibly @UKIPWeather was invented.

Twitter: @UkipWeather and Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

EXTREME WEATHER WARNING! Tonight for the first time, just about half past ten. For the first time in history it's gonna start rainin' men

8. The Twitter account has been really rather successful.

9. There’s even a UKIP Shipping Forecast.

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This has been done by the excellent Nicholas Pegg.

10. But guys, homosexuals ARE controlling the weather.

I just listened to a Cher song whilst moisturising and we lost Bideford to a Tsunami. SORRY EVERYONE. #ukipweather

I've been informed that sunshower days are the product of bisexual weather control. Because we just don't know what we want. #ukipweather

It pissed it down for most of the 3 hour drive back to Kent... Bloody gays! FFS ;-) #ukipweather

14. Even Siri joined in.

15. And in case you missed, heres this week’s forecast.

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