International Drag Day takes over BBC Weather Forecast

It was like an episode of RuPaul's Drag Race took over the BBC's weather report, when its weatherman casually threw out references in celebration of International Drag Day.

Taking place each year on July, 16th, International Drag Day looks to recognize the art of drag - dressing up as the opposite sex in a theatrical like performance. 

It's popularity, and acceptance, has risen with television shows like the US programme RuPaul's Drag Race - a reality spoof on America's Next Top Model, where drag queens from across the country compete to be the last Queen standing.

BBC weatherman Owain Wyn Evans is clearly a big fan of the show. 

His short weather report continuously makes statements like 'throwing shade' and 'sashay away', highlighting not only the beloved programme, but the scene that has provided a sense of belonging to many around the

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