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    Posted on Jan 20, 2014

    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."

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

    Twitter: @bosleypatch

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

    So, predictibly @UKIPWeather was invented.

    Twitter: @UkipWeather and Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images
    Twitter: @UkipWeather and Shutterstock
    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.

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