PUDUKOTTAI: Pudukottai and its surrounding areas experienced moderate showers on Sunday.
Bundles of fireworks stocked at a thatched shed at Arasathanpatti village near Tirumayam caught fire when lightning struck the fields.
However, nobody was injured, as the shed was located off the residential hamlets.
The police arrested the owner , S. Sundaram (42), who allegedly stocked fireworks meant for a local temple festival. He was produced before the Judicial Magistrate, Tirumayam, who remanded him in judicial custody.