Coimbatore: Gusty wind claimed two lives in Mettupalayam on Saturday evening. Visitors to a theme park in Mettupalayam were killed by uprooting of trees followed by whirlwind on Saturday.

The police are making efforts to ascertain the identity of the deceased.

Because of the whirlwind and uprooting of trees, traffic on the Mettupalayam- Udhagamandalam road was affected for two hours.

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