03/02/2015 07:38 GMT | Updated 03/02/2015 07:59 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.


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.