17 estate workers hospitalized following lightning strike in Kotagala

17 estate workers hospitalized following lightning strike in Kotagala

17 estate workers hospitalized following lightning strike in Kotagala

Written by Zulfick Farzan

23 May, 2021 | 2:50 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); 17 people were hospitalized after they were struck by ligthning in Kotagala, Hatton on Sunday (23).

District Medical Officer Savithri Sharma speaking to News 1st said estate workers attached to a tea estate were thus injured in the incident.

Sri Lanka’s Met Department warned that the low pressure area in the East-central Bay of Bengal has intensify in to Depression. Under the influence of the this system, winds over the island and rainy condition in southwestern part (Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Southern provinces) is expected to enhance from 24nd May to 26th May, 2021

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