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03/02/2015 12:38 GMT | Updated 03/02/2015 12:59 GMT

BBC News' Peter Henley Shows How Real Reporters Deal With A Live TV Snowballing

In another indication of how lame our snow can be, a BBC reporter was today hit by the world's worst snowball during a live broadcast.

In fact, it was so small, reporter Peter Henley didn't even visibly react and, despite being mid-sentence and continued discussing Ukip's electoral prospects in the piece to camera in Eastleigh.

The contrast between the fate of British and American journalists while covering snow is stark.

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Last year, TV reporter Mike Conneen was reporting on the weather from Washington DC when he was pelted with snowballs thanks to the plentiful amount of it available.