Unfortunately, the blunder had gone viral and generated a huge conversation on all social media platforms.
Carol has never been able to understand the reaction to the moment as she received comments from across the globe.
“It was like blimey O’Reilly, it was a slip of the tongue,” the forecaster commented and from the said mistake, Carol has been careful about what she says ever since.
However, despite the slip-up, the meteorologist has still seen her fan base grow considerably having been working throughout the pandemic.
BBC Breakfast airs weekdays at 6am on BBC One.