Carol Kirkwood: BBC weather star shares rare video to mark big career moment

BBC meteorologist Carol Kirkwood often uses her social media pages to give updates on the day’s weather conditions and what Brits can expect. Today, she has shared a rare video and an array of selfies, delighting her online fans.

Carol, 59, is gearing up to celebrate the release of her debut novel, Under A Greek Moon, which will be available to purchase in just a matter of weeks.

As the release date approaches, Carol delighted her fans by sharing a key update with her 205,700 Twitter followers.

The BBC weather favourite couldn’t contain her excitement as she proudly gushed about her debut novel.

Fans described Carol’s reaction as similar to a young girl on her first date.

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The BBC Breakfast regular shared a video as she beamed from ear to ear while holding a copy of Under A Greek Moon.

She exclaimed: “Hello! I am so excited because look what I have.

“This is the first copy of the export of the international book and this is me, this is the title, I have written this.”

As she showed fans different sides of the printed release, she added: “I’m on that side as well — I haven’t seen it before, here are some of the pages!”

Alongside a series of selfies taken inside the recording studio, Carol penned: “Love doing voiceovers… especially this one for #UnderAGreekMoon !!! Have a fab weekend xxx,” alongside several heart emojis.

Her fans couldn’t contain their excitement as they took to the replies section, with one tweeting: “You are lovely, as excited as a young girl on her first date.”

While a second added: “So lovely to see you holding a copy of your OWN book!”

“Congratulations! What an amazing achievement,” exclaimed a third.

Carol first announced that she would be turning her hand to literary work in February, confirming the news on her social media channel.

She said: “So excited! Can’t quite believe that something that started out as just an idea in my head, has materialised into my FIRST NOVEL!

“Here is a sneak preview of the cover! Coming summer 2021.”

Responding to a further tweet from Harper Collins who published the novel, Carol added: “This is SO EXCITING!!! My FIRST NOVEL!!! xxx.”