It seems that many celebrities harbour a secret desire to be weathermen and women (we mean you, Flavor Flav).

Tom Hiddleston, aka Loki from the Avengers films, is the latest to stand in front of a green screen and wave his hands around like he knows what he's talking about - although the English actor made a pretty good fist of his attempt on a local news station in Chicago while on the promo trail for new Hank Williams biopic 'I Saw the Light'.

There were Avengers references a-plenty, as well as blaming Thor - his brother and nemesis in the films - for the thunder and lightning. "My brother from another mother has been misbehaving," he said. "The god of thunder has brought his skillset to bear on the local weather".

Watch it below: