Cover blown... TV reporter
TELEVISION journalist Mike Seidel appeared to be buffeted by Florence’s terrifying force as he braced himself against the gale for his report from North Carolina on Friday.
But the Weather Channel presenter was later criticised for exaggerating the wind’s ferocity after two pedestrians strolled nonchalantly behind him. A channel spokesman defended him: ‘The two men are walking on concrete – Mike is trying to maintain his footing on wet grass.’
EYE OF THESTORM: Reporter Mike Seidel and the nonchalant passers-by