Cyclone Biparjoy to intensify in next 36 hours, IMD issues warning

IMD issued warning for fishermen as cyclonic storm 'Biparjoy' is expected to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm in

Published on Jun 09, 2023 12:44 PM IST 6 Photos

The very severe cyclonic storm ‘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. (Representative Image (File Photo))

Cyclone Biparjoy 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. (PTI)

"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," IMD tweeted. (PTI)


"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 earlier said. (PTI)

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