Met. department states that many areas in the island might receive thunder showers during today afternoon.
The on duty weather forecaster Nimal Bandara Ekanayaka forecasts that lightning accidents also could occur along with the thunder showers and warns the public to be vigilant.
Meanwhile two persons have been killed by lightning.
A 50 year old person has been killed by lightning yesterday while working in a paddy field in Kanthale-Agbopura- Ginipetty Palama area.
And a woman has also been killed by lightning yesterday while working in paddy field in Anuradhapura Gomarankadawala area.