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New Delhi [India], June 10 (ANI): Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) Biparjoy lay over the east-central Arabian Sea on Saturday morning and is likely to intensify further.

The India Meteorological Department said the storm is likely to move north-northeastwards in the next 24 hours.

"VSCS 'Biparjoy' over the east-central Arabian Sea, lay centred at 0530hrs IST of 10th June, near lat 16.5Nlong 67.4E, likely to intensify further and move north-northeastwards during next 24 hours," it said in a tweet.

High waves had been observed at Tithal Beach in Valsad on the Arabian Sea coast. As a precautionary measure, Tithal Beach has been closed to tourists until June 14.

The IMD has been providing regular updates about the cyclone. It lay over the east-central Arabian Sea on Friday night also.

"VSCS BIPARJOY at 2330 hrs IST of 09th June over east-central Arabian Sea near lat 16.0Nlong 67.4E. Likely to intensify furthermove north-northeastwards during next 24hrs," IMD said in a tweet yesterday. (ANI)

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