Reporter covering #HurricaneLane hit by tree on-air

Friday, a falling tree hit a BBC reporter, covering Hurricane Lane in Hawaii during a live radio segment.

The reporter, James Cook, was describing the storm’s path when all of a sudden a loud crack was heard in the background, according to the BBC recording.

Additionally, sounds of rustling continue to go on in the background as the tree fell.

Moments later Cook confirmed he was “alright.”

Cook, uninjured, then told his colleagues not to move the tree and successfully climbed out of the branches.

Hurricane Lane which was initially named a Category 5 storm by Hawaiian officials was downgraded to a tropical storm on Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC).

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