Friday's forecast in Ireland was rainy with a chance of LOL.

An Irish weatherman has become a viral Internet star thanks to that beast, Mother Nature.

Holding a flimsy yellow umbrella, Ireland's TV3 weatherman Deric Hartigan was blown away—and off-camera—by a surprise strong gust of wind during a live report Friday, drawing laughs from his colleagues back at the studio.

Sinead Desmond and Mark Cagney just about lost it while sitting on a couch as they watched the scene unfold.

Deric Hartigan, Weatherman, Blown Away, YouTube

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"He's recovering!" Desmond said. "He's OK!"

"Welcome to Friday!" she added.

"Don't mess with Mother Nature," Cagney said.

"Career highlight right there.." Hartigan wrote on Facebook.

"Mother nature most definitely got the better of me this morning @irelandamtv3," he said on Instagram. "That's why I love live breakfast TV."

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