‘Forecast for Tel Aviv on Saturday – 5000 degrees Kelvin': Anti-Semitic tweets sent from hacked BBC Weather account; Update: BBC Arabic also hacked

Twitter users noticed that something was off with tweets from BBC Weather on Thursday.

Other tweets on the hacked account indicate the pro-Assad Syrian Electronic Army is responsible.

The SEA has not claimed responsibility on its Twitter account.

Update:

BBC social media editor Chris Hamilton confirms the BBC Weather account was hacked.

Update:

Twitter users joke that it’s a little hard to tell if this was a hacking or not.

Update:

BBC Arabic also appears to have been hacked.

Update:

The Syrian Electronic Army retweeted this:

Update:

The BBC Weather account has been fixed.

Screen grab of the hacked tweets because Twitchy is forever:

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Pro-Assad hackers hijack AFP Twitter account, spread propaganda photos

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets sent from the @BBCWeather account.

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