34 of the funniest reactions to the BBC's weather forecast of 'heavy showers' over Essex

Louis Staples
Saturday 29 August 2020 07:00
(BBC Essex)

2020 has been quite a year.

There’s been wildfires, a pandemic, “murder hornets” and now hurricanes and storms.

To be honest, it’s seemed like the planet isn’t best pleased with us (if you believe in that sort of thing). But now a weather forecast from the BBC has shown us that, despite 2020 incurring her wrath, mother nature hasn’t lost her sense of humour.

There’s no easy way to say this, but a picture of “heavy showers” forecast for Essex this weekend has, well, caused a bit of a stir.



(BBC Essex)

Yup, it’s exactly what you’re thinking.

On social media, British people reacted to this image exactly as you’d expect: by making lots of very rude jokes.

Because 2020 can push us all to the edge, but it’s clearly not crushed the British appetite for a naughty joke.

Here’s a selection of the responses...

Well there we have it. If one thing's for sure, it's going to take a lot more than the tumultuousness of 2020 to get British minds out of the gutter.

And we wouldn't have it any other way.