Sulaymaniyah: A video clip of a television channel’s weatherman coming under a snowball attack while reporting on the wintry weather in eastern Kurdistan in Iraq has gone viral on social media, with netizens soaking in the fun. Also Read - Watch | Baghdad Receives Snowfall For the First Time In 12 Years, Excited Citizens Share Pictures & Videos
The clip recorded near Sulaymaniyah was shared by a leading media outlet, with the caption: “BOMBARDED: TV weatherman falls victim to a snowball attack while reporting on wintry weather in Iraq.” Also Read - Youth Builds ‘Car’ Out of Snow in Kashmir, Artistic Abilities Impress Netizens
In the clip, the Rudaw TV weatherman is seen standing on a snowy stretch of a road for reporting. As he speaks into the camera, people standing nearby good-naturedly throw snowballs at him.
A user wrote: “It’s good to see Iraqis having fun again.”
Another wrote: “Considering what we were seeing 15 years ago, throwing snowballs is a sign of major improvement.”
A post read: “A lot of fun in snowball fights in winter wonderland season!”
“I never heard of snow in Iraq! He is handling it well, given being hit with snow. LOL,” a user remarked.