Two men in Bataraza, Palawan were struck by lightning caused by torrential rains.
Rescue 165 chief Gilbert Baaco identified the victims as Roly Aqielar, 52, and Nager Taup, 23.
Baaco said the incident happened when the two were resting inside their hut in Sitio Saipodin, Brgy.Marangas, Bataraza.
Neighbors immediately rushed the two to the hospital for medical attention.
Earlier, Baaco said the torrential rains forced the evacuation of 77 families in Brooke’s Point.
He said they are closely monitoring the flooding in the towns of Brookes Point, Bataraza at Española as they are flood prone areas