Watch: Amidst Norway’s storm, a fish strikes a weatherman in the face just before he almost gets swept away

A comical event was caught on tape as a fish shot through the air, knocking down a Norwegian weather reporter moments before a massive wave almost carried him away. Among the turmoil, David Jorgenvag managed to snap a funny scene.
The unexpected turn of humor is now making the rounds on the internet.

The strange incident, seen on tape by photographer David Jorgenvag, went viral and had over 224k views on X, the previous Twitter platform. It brought attention to the risks associated with live reporting during severe weather.

The video elicited a range of responses, from laughter at the strange situation to admiration for the reporter’s poise in the face of such an uncommon challenge.

With gusts of up to 180 kilometers per hour (112 miles per hour), hurricane-force winds are sweeping over different parts of Norway, making it the country’s most powerful storm in almost thirty years. Police verified that early on Thursday morning, a bus with fourteen people was shoved off a road in Laerdal, a small hamlet northeast of Bergen, the second-largest city in Norway. Thankfully, no injuries were recorded.

Numerous regions had floods, causing airlines and ferry providers to suspend their operations. On Wednesday and Thursday, there were also sporadic reports of road, tunnel, and bridge closures in addition to school closures.

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