The Straits Times is going wild with its weather tweets, and people don't know what to think

The Straits Times is going wild with its weather tweets, and people don't know what to think
PHOTO: Twitter/The Straits Times

It's tough to get people excited about the weather.

And it's even tougher in tropical Singapore, where it's pretty much only wet or dry every day.

So the country's national newspaper appears to have taken it upon itself to spice up its weather updates, by slipping in the odd quip and pop-culture reference:

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The twitter account occasionally channels Rihanna:

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You can never go wrong with puns:

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It's sometimes #TMI, tbh:

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And sometimes the Twitter account just makes up sounds.

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The account has even responded to followers with puns:

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The suddenly off-the-cuff tone of the tweets have confused Singaporeans, however.

Many people are wondering if they're the work of an enthusiastic intern: 

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Some never want the "intern" to leave:

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But people don't seem to be able to decide whether Straits Times' weather tweets should go back to being boring or not: 

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