Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 19:27
Lightning strike kills 4.-Video
4 persons including 2 women died after being struck by lightning at Morawaka in Deniyaya, Matara this afternoon.
According to the police, the incident occurred when they were returning home after plucking tea leaves.
The bodies of the victims are currently kept at the mortuary of Morawaka Hospital.
Meanwhile, the Met department stated that due to the prevailing inter tropical convergence zone stormy showers could be experience in the island for the next 3 months.
Furthermore, Deputy Director of the department noted that thunder showers could be experienced for the next two months.