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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."

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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.
Twitter: @bosleypatch

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

So, predictibly @UKIPWeather was invented.

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Shutterstock and Twitter: @UkipWeather
Shutterstock and Twitter: @UkipWeather

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

UkipWeather@UkipWeather

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

09:28 PM - 18 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The Twitter account has been really rather successful.

After 12 tweets @ukipweather has had 32,760 RTs, 9,418 favorites & 67.8k followers. @ukip only has has 36.1k #humoursthebestpoliticalweapon

David Prescott@DavidPrescott

After 12 tweets @ukipweather has had 32,760 RTs, 9,418 favorites & 67.8k followers. @ukip only has has 36.1k #humoursthebestpoliticalweapon

08:50 AM - 20 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

There's even a UKIP Shipping Forecast.

This has been done by the excellent Nicholas Pegg.

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

Stephen Brown@StephenBrownGPP

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

07:31 PM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

Laura@gryffindor

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

02:16 PM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

Lee W Dalgleish@Hotdesigner

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

#ukipweather

01:22 PM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Oh my god it's a bit breezy! Must be those gays at it again. #ukipweather

Will Merry@Will_MerryEsq

Oh my god it's a bit breezy! Must be those gays at it again. #ukipweather

12:50 AM - 19 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Even Siri joined in.

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