Idukki: Two individuals were injured in a lightning strike in Karunapuram, Idukki. The victims, identified as Sunilkumar and his son, both residents of Moolassery, were struck by lightning during heavy rainfall that has been continuing in the area since Monday night.
The incident occurred during the night when a continuous downpour had been affecting the High Range area. The rain began at 10 p.m. and continued until 3 a.m. At that time, the father and son were struck by lightning.
Both victims were admitted to the nearby Taluk Hospital for immediate medical attention. Then, they were transferred to Theni Medical College Hospital for further treatment.