ER24 says two youths have been killed and ten other people injured after they were struck by lightning on a soccer field in Sheepmoor, Mpumalanga on Saturday.

According to ER24 emergency services, they arrived on the scene at around 6pm to find two men lying beneath a tree while ten others were scattered around the soccer field.

Medics assessed the patients and found that the two young men beneath the tree, both believed to be 18-years-old, showed no signs of life.

Ten other men and women were assessed and found to have sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious.

The patients were treated and transported to Ermelo Provincial Hospital for urgent treatment.

Below is the full weather report: