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Top videos: Moby Dick escapes, teen stops runaway bus

This week, a storm helped a whale make an escape while another storm destroyed a fence.

Plus, Anthony Albanese apologised while Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood gave a beautiful tribute to Rosalynn Carter.

Moby Dick’s adventure

When storms lashed South Australia this week, Moby Dick, part of the Riverbank Christmas Lights Display in Adelaide, escaped.

The whale sculpture floated down the river but has since been returned. Moby Dick made a similar escape in 2005.

@7newsadelaide

Adelaide’s iconic Riverbank Christmas lights display has taken a hit by wild storms with its Moby Dick whale sculpture breaking free and being swept downstream. Adelaide 7NEWS

♬ original sound – 7NEWSAdelaide – 7NEWSAdelaide

Apology to thalidomide survivors

Thalidomide survivors were finally issued a national apology after years of campaigning.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said the apology for the morning sickness drug which caused birth defects was “unreserved and overdue”, and that a survivor support program would be reopened.

Tobacco store fire

Victoria Police released shocking footage of an arson attack at a Glenroy tobacco store which happened earlier this year.

A car is seen ramming into the store front’s roller door and then someone is seen setting fire to the building.

Storm rolls into Sydney

Sydney was hit with some pretty intense storms this week.

This video captured on Wednesday shows the storm clouds rolling over the city, looking ever so threatening.

@abishesh1

Spaceship? 😂😂😂#weather #rain #thunder #tiktok #fyp

♬ Thunder Sound – Tmsoft’s White Noise Sleep Sounds

Fence ripped apart

The storm was so intense it completely destroyed one resident’s fence.

The fencing sheets ripped off in a gust of wind and flew through the air.

@noisepollutionyt

Went to film the rain and the storm destroyed my fence #sydney #storm #disaster #rain

♬ Future – Hazzakbeats

Teen saves the day

A NSW teenager jumped into action and saved 20 students on a bus after it rolled away while the driver was fuelling up the tank.

Izzy Miller jumped into the empty driver’s seat when she noticed the bus was moving and steered it and the passengers to safety.

 

Rosalynn Carter’s memorial

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter was buried in her hometown of Plains, Georgia this week.

The Voice of Flinders Street Station

The Voice of Flinders Street Station is providing commuters with important messages about their trips, like no other.

In this video, which TND was tagged in by a TikTok follower, The Voice of Flinders Street Station was warning people that no barista in Australia’s coffee capital could deliver them quick enough to make their train to Craigieburn.

@voiceofflindersstation

#flinders #flindersstation #flindersstationmelbourne #flindersstreetstation #melbourne #melbourneaustralia #craigieburn #essendon #mooneeponds #glenroy #broadmeadows #strathmore #pascoevale #naarm #narrm

♬ original sound – Voice of Flinders Station

Dog waits to shake

This cheeky dog waited until it was right next to a human before shaking off water after going for a dip.

In the video, a person knew exactly what was going to happen as the dog emerged from the water. The dog ran straight for them and started shaking furiously.

@conigliaro12

100% planned 🤣💀 #fy #fyp

♬ original sound – Cayla C.

Bear’s new toy

This bear made a toy out of a rug after finding it a comfortable place to sit down.

@susankehoe1

Bear playing on rug. The rug has seen its day! #bear #rug #play #fyp #foryou #viralvideo #funny #laugh #cubs #wild #animals #pets #bigbear #love

♬ original sound – Susan Kehoe

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