I’m A Celebrity crew work through the night as they battle Storm Barra to push ahead with legendary cyclone trial


I’M A Celebrity crew members braved Storm Barra and worked through the night to get the show’s legendary Cyclone Trial ready.

Huge floodlights illuminated the giant assault course which includes a massive ramp that will flood the contestants with water as they fight their way up stream.

I’m A Celebrity crew are working on the famous Cyclone Trial
The massive set-up was put together in the dead of night

Ant and Dec always have a giggle when the celebs are drenched in the challenge

Jets spraying more water from the sidelines are primed and ready to give the celebs a soaking.

The finalists must navigate the Cyclone to win a slap up three-course meal before finding out who is the king or queen of the castle.

Conditions on the site have been savage in recent days, with wind bringing down a tree and causing a landslide.

A large stone also fell onto a production path, blocking access to and from the camp for crew.

And a fallen tree branch made the route temporarily unavailable until it was deemed safe.

It meant until they had moved the objects, the only way in and out of the structure was via the main castle gates.

A source said: “Production and ITV bosses are hoping this is as bad as things get with Barra.

“Obviously Storm Arwen caused them no end of headaches. But this time around it’s been predicted that the wind won’t be as bad.

“That said, it’s still been wet and blowy enough to bring down a huge tree branch, and cause a rock formation to slide behind the castle, ending up on a production path.

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“They’re crossing their fingers that this is the worst of it and they can get to the end of the series with no further delays.”

The show was plunged into chaos last week and was sensationally pulled off air for three days after the set was battered by Storm Arwen.

In a shock move, the stars were evacuated from the castle and returned to their quarantine, and did not return for over 48 hours.

We told yesterday how producers fear that the iconic Celebrity Cyclone challenge will be axed because of the fresh storm.

They are worried that the challenge – which sees stars attempting to grab stars from a slippery hill as they’re blasted with wind, water cannons, foam and balls – will freeze over.

Earlier in the week chaos hit I’m A Celebrity after a tree fell onto the set as Storm Barra hit Wales

It comes just days after the programme was sensationally pulled off air for three days after the set was battered by Storm Arwen