Good Morning Britain’s Kate Garraway was forced to roll back after publishing breaking news on Cobra regarding Russia-Ukraine tensions as opposed to Cyclone Eunice
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Good Morning Britain’s Kate Garraway has been forced to address a breaking news she made on Friday of the season. ITV shown after she confused Storm Eunice with the ongoing Ukraine crisis.
The ITV host announced the breaking news to viewers during the show, saying that the government had convened a Cobra meeting to discuss the Russia-Ukraine tensions.
The 54-year-old sat with host Ben Shephard, 47, as she introduced guest sports commentators Billy Monger and Ed Jackson, only to interrupt this with breaking news for viewers.
“It’s something about the situation around Ukraine,” Kate told the audience. Looks like there’s a Cobra meeting coming up. We know that stress is – ”
Kate then cut her words and immediately apologized to ITV viewers, saying she was “misinformed” when co-host Ben laughed next to her.
She continued: “Broken in two. Breaking news is exploding and it can bring me down. In fact, the Cobra encounter is connected with Storm Eunice. ”
She added: “We know that the Army is ready, but now Cobra is rallying to look at this and address this, so another escalation of how serious the issue is. government and all authorities across the country.”
A confused fan has arrived Twitter in response to the snob, writing: “Wtf just happened on #GMB? “We have #BreakingNews to bring you from #Ukraine” – “#Cobra meeting” – “oh no we don’t” “# StormEunice…”
This comes as millions of Britons across the UK have been told to stay home as one of the worst storms in decades, Cyclone Eunice, makes landfall on the coast.
The Met Office issued the second rare red weather warning to cover London, in a historic first, as well as over south-east and eastern England.
A red warning has been issued for areas of south-west England and south Wales, meaning there is a risk of life due to flying debris.
Schools have been closed, train services canceled and the Army is on standby as forecasters warn Eunice could bring gusts of up to 90mph on Friday, causing significant disruption and power cut.
BBC Weather said the storm could be one of its worst in three decades, with scientists warning it will be associated with rare gusts of wind last seen during the Great Storm of 1987.
Cobra’s emergency meeting today will be the second time the government’s top crisis committee has met in 24 hours to discuss the storm.
Good Morning Britain airs at 6am on weekdays on ITV.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/kate-garraway-gmb-breaking-news-26265348 Kate Garraway watches GMB breaking news when confused between Storm Eunice and Ukraine