This is the dramatic moment a BBC weather presenter fainted Live on air.
33 year old Rachel Mackley fainted as she was presenting the forecast on BBC South East Today, forcing producers to quickly cut the camera to the main hosts.
She announced mid way through her forecast: “I’m so sorry, I’m going to faint.”, before stumbling backwards into the arms of a nearby camera crew.
Host Polly Evans told viewers: “We just need to have a check on Rachel there.”
BBC sports reporter Claire Cottingham later tweeted about the incident, assuring viewers that her friend had recovered: “Just spoken to Rachel Mackley and she’s doing okay. Scary moment on South East Today but she’s doing alright.”
Just spoken to Rachel Mackley and she’s doing okay. Scary moment on South East Today but she’s doing alright. https://t.co/gQl31wEfOf
— Claire Cottingham (@Cla_Cottingham) February 19, 2016