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Brecon Beacons lightning strikes: Man in serious condition

Dyfed Powys Police say one of the two men still in hospital as a result of Sunday's lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons remains in a serious condition.

The other did not suffer serious injuries, a police spokesperson added.

Two others died in what police described as "simultaneous incidents involving separate casualties" at around midday.

The next of kin of the dead men have been informed.


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Two dead after lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons

Two people have died after being struck by lightning in the Brecon Beacons.

Two people have died as a result of lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

A spokesperson for Prince Charles Hospital says four people were taken to hospital following two separate incidents in the national park.

It added one person is being treated at Morriston Hospital at the specialist burns unit. One other person continues to receive treatment at Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil.

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Brecon Beacons National Park took to Facebook to pay tribute to the two deaths saying their 'thoughts go out to their families and friends at this time'.


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