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Cyclone Biparjoy to intensify in next 36 hours: IMD

Source: ANI   -  Edited By: Utkarsh Mishra
June 09, 2023 08:57 IST
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Cyclone Biparjoy is set to intensify in the next 36 hours and will be heading north-northwestwards in the next two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a tweet on Friday.

IMAGE: Fishermen community remove their Ships from the sea shore as IMD issues alert against Cyclone Biparjoy which is expected to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm, in Mumbai on Wednesday. Photograph: ANI Photo

The very severe cyclonic storm was located over the east-central Arabian Sea located 840-kilometer west-southwest of Goa and 870 km west-southwest of Mumbai at 11.30 pm on June 8, the IMD said.


'Very severe cyclonic storm Biparjoy over east-central Arabian Sea at 2330 hours IST of 08th June, 2023 over about 840 km west-southwest of Goa, 870 km west-southwest of Mumbai. To intensify further gradually during next 36 hours and move nearly north-northwestwards in next 2 days,' it tweeted.

Earlier in a bulletin, the weather department said, 'VSCS BIPARJOY over east-central Arabian Sea, lay centred at 0530hrs IST of 08th June, near lat 13.9N & long 66.0E, about 860km west-southwest of Goa, 910km southwest of Mumbai, would intensify further & move north-northwestwards.'

The weather department had also advised fishermen not to venture into such cyclone-hit areas in the Arabian Sea.

Those who were out at sea were advised to return to the coast, it had said earlier.

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Source: ANI  -  Edited By: Utkarsh Mishra