I’m A Celeb’s legendary Cyclone Trial dropped amid fears it will be canceled by Storm Barra


I’M A Celebrity’s famous Celebrity Cyclone set was dropped due to bad weather yesterday.

Work began on the series ‘most exciting challenge – the series’ traditional pinnacle – earlier this week, but it could now be called off as the threat of Storm Barra looms.

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Work on the cyclone was temporarily halted due to the weatherCredit: Splash
Storm Barra is expected to hit Wales this week

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Storm Barra is expected to hit Wales this weekCredit: Splash

Pictures show that trial work in the grounds of Gwrych Castle was temporarily halted as high winds and heavy rains made the pursuit dangerous.

Producers are keeping a close eye on the weather this weekend when they need to film it, just as Storm Barra is about to hit North Wales – and fear it may need to be removed.

The task sees the stars attempt to grab stars from a slippery hill as they are blown by wind, water cannons, foam, and bullets.

Bosses even considered ski suit type suits instead of the
knights outfit in lycra that they wore last year. In Australia, where the show
was filmed before the pandemic, celebrities wore superhero outfits.

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But with the snow forecast, ITV chiefs fear it is too dangerous to
film when temperatures drop below freezing.

A source from the show said, “The producers are panicking a bit.

“It’s the centerpiece of the whole series, and what a lot of
celebrities say this is the point of the show they want to go.

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“The production staff frantically check the weather before
film it later this week. They have ten different weather apps on
go telling them minute by minute updates.

“The Cyclone is hard work anyway, let alone if you run into it.
frozen water. They fear that this is the first time
since its inclusion on the show no one gets to the end.

It’s not the first weather nightmare in this series – the show was plunged into chaos last week, being sensationalized out of the air for two days after the set was battered by Storm Arwen.

In a movement of shock, the stars were evacuated from the castle and returned
in their quarantine, and did not return for more than 48 hours.

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