Gujarat: Ahead of the 'very severe' Biparjoy cyclone, high waves are seen at Gujarat's Tithal Beach of Valsad on Saturday. Tithal Beach was closed to tourists as a precautionary measure by the Valsad administration following the warning. It will remain closed for tourists till June 2 With this, fishermen are directed not to go into the sea.
Fishermen asked to not to go into the sea
We have warned fishermen not to go into the sea and they all have come back. In Dariya Kanthan village, people will be shifted if needed and shelters have been arranged for them. We have closed Tithal Beach for tourists till June 14: Tehsildar TC Patel, Valsad
Biparjoy is expected to intensify further
The 'very severe' cyclonic storm Biparjoy is expected to intensify further in the next twenty-four hours and will move north-northeastwards, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. In anticipation of Cyclone Biparjoy, high waves have been observed at Tithal Beach in Valsad on the Arabian Sea coast.
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 on June 8. The name 'Biparjoy' has been given by Bangladesh.