'Hacked' BBC weather account tweets about Syria

A number of tweets posted by the @bbcweather Twitter account relating to Syria and the Middle East have since been deleted.

These tweets on the @bbcweather account have since been deleted. Credit: Twitter

A group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army is claiming responsibility for hack.

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BBC Twitter accounts hacked

The BBC has regained control of its Twitter accounts for BBC Arabic, BBC Weather and BBC Radio Ulster after they were hacked by what appears to be a cyber group that supports the Syrian president.