BBC Breakfast has been forced into a major schedule shake-up as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hosts Dan Walker and Louise Minchin announced on this morning's show that the regular segments from the BBC's regional news teams will not be aired.
She says: "We've got a change in the programme. At the moment, we are going to have Carol Kirkwood (delivering the weather), basically three minutes to the hour and about 27 minutes past the hour.
"Because we are not going to have regional news at those times any more but you can get the news online, or on radio, and at lunchtime news, at tea time news, and the late evening news as well.
Co-host Dan Walker adds: "Yeah, just some of the changes around we'll have to make, because of the way we are changing the TV schedule at the moment because of the coronavirus outbreak.
"We promise you Carol at 7:57am, shall we go early today?"
Weather presenter Carol Kirkwood also shared the news on her Twitter today as she wrote: "I have new times for the foreseeable…. 27 and 57 minutes past the hour.
"You can find your local weather on TV at lunchtime and in the evening or you local BBC radio station through the day.
"And don't forget the BBC weather app and the BBC Weather website for more details."
The move means there will be less people in BBC studios which will make it easier for employees to both follow social distancing guidelines and to also work from home.
But the new change has left some viewers upset as they complained of the regional news cut.
One said: "I really think our local news is more important than the weather."
Another one commented: "Three minutes of regional news really isn't going to impact on the non-stop coronavirus coverage, disappointing decision."
A third questioned: "But why so many weather reports, no one can go out anyway."
Carol replied to one viewer: "The weather isn't replacing local news."
Others thanked Carol for taking double shifts every hour and sent her well wishes on staying safe.
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