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Monday, 23 April 2012 - 13:03
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02 children in Baddegama-North have been hospitalised this morning after being struck by lightening.

According to our correspondent, the children aged 15 and 16 are currently being treated at the Baddegama Hospital.

The children were said to have been struck by lightening while at home.

Meanwhile, during this year more than 20 people have died after being struck by lightening.

According to the Department of Meteorology, 15 tragic deaths were reported within this month alone.

The Met Department stated that showers could be expected tonight as a result of the disturbance in the lower atmosphere.

Duty Meteorologist D A Jayasinghearachchi stated that strong winds too could be expected along with these showers while tornado conditions may prevail.

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