Carol Kirkwood: BBC weather presenter responds live to ‘doggers’ confusion


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A BBC The weather presenter apologized for a live confusion in which she said there were a lot of doggers in a London park on Monday morning.

Carol Kirkwood, who quickly corrected herself, had meant that there were plenty of dog walkers and joggers outside making the most of the hot weather.

Speaking of the sunny conditions on a live broadcast from Greenwich Park, London, Ms Kirkwood said: “Watch it. Fabulous. The sun is beating. We have seen a lot of doggers – not doggers of course, a lot of dog walkers and joggers here during this morning.

The weather anchor took to Twitter Monday morning to apologize and explain her mistake.

“It will teach me to try to say joggers and dog walkers in the same sentence !!! Sorry! She tweeted.

Social media users responded to her post, praising her for keeping a straight face despite the slip.

In her forecast, Ms Kirkwood said it would remain hot and humid this week, with an increased risk of thunderstorms across the UK.

Southern England could experience highs above 35 ° C for three consecutive days Monday through Wednesday, according to the Met Office.

If this prediction is correct, it would only be the fourth time on record that such a hot period of weather has occurred in the UK.

The last similar heat wave was recorded in August 1990, with the other two events both occurring in the summer of 1967.

Amidst the fine weather, the Met Office warned there could be severe thunderstorms across the UK from Monday to Thursday.

On Monday, some isolated areas in the west of the UK could see a month of rain fall in just three hours.


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