Australian man drinks beer calmly during storm
A man sitting calmly drinking a beer while a wild, sandy storm ravages the streets around him has gone viral on social media platform TikTok .
The video posted by vzmith shows a man at the Rec Hotel bar in the city of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia, calmly sitting on a stool by a barrel, while tree branches are ripped from their trunks and seats are blown over.
@vzmith Aint no 125kmh winds stopping this trooper from enjoying a frothy and a durry #kalgoorlie #boulder #trueblue #fairdinkum #frothies #knockoff #australia ♬ Fortunate Son – Creedence Clearwater Revival
The video has the additional comment by the user of “Aint no 125kmh winds stopping this trooper from enjoying a frothy and a durry #fairdinkum” and has been viewed 715,000 times and with 85,000 likes.
One user commented on the video that “He’s the bloke that would go ‘abit windy aye’”.
Another said: ‘Man has absolutely seen worse. This? Just a bit of a gale!’
And another user said, “He wanted some fresh air” while one confirmed it was a “Bit of a breeze. No worries.”
The storm in which he calmly drank the beer caused havoc across Perth and Western Australia last week. Millions of dollars of damage was incurred as some described it as a ‘little tornado’, which took off roofs and resulted in damage to property across the region.