Understandably, extreme weather can draw out extreme behaviour in people. Being cooped up in a house with no electricity or work to do can be one factor, but perhaps the fear of something terrible happening can make you act in illogical ways. Symptoms can include: putting on a horse mask and trotting through town, riding a jet-ski or trolling poor newscasters that are ankle-deep in water.
This mashup features some of the strange stir-crazy behaviour newscasters caught on camera.
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