you are not logged in | login or join us

Weather News

Mildura student taken to hospital after being hit by lightning

Friday September 13, 2013 - 12:21 EST

A 16-year-old girl has escaped serious injury after a suspected lightning strike in north-western Victoria.

Ambulance crews were called to Irymple Secondary College near Mildura, at 9:00am (AEST) after the girl felt a jolt through her hand while holding an umbrella.

She was taken to the Mildura Base Hospital with sore arms but no other serious injuries.


- ABC

© ABC 2013

More breaking news

ABC News
Sydney Morning Herald
National Nine News
News Limited

Site search


Enter a postcode or town name for local weather, or text to search the site. » advanced search

Ingham recovers from flood and mud

ABC image 17:54 EST It's the possible double whammy of flood damage and the mysterious disease, yellow canopy syndrome, that are really worrying cane growers in North Queensland.

Help with Weatherzone