Bangladesh Meteorological Department

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department
বাংলাদেশ আবহাওয়া অধিদপ্তর
Agency overview
TypeMinistry
JurisdictionGovernment of Bangladesh
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Parent departmentMinistry of Defense
Websitewww.bmd.gov.bd

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ আবহাওয়া অধিদপ্তর) also known as Abohawa Office (Weather Office) is the national meteorological organization of Bangladesh, working under Ministry of Defense of the Government of Bangladesh.[1][2] It is responsible for maintaining the network of surface and upper air observatories, radar and satellite stations, agrometeorological observatories, geomagnetic and seismological observatories and meteorological telecommunication system of Bangladesh.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Climate - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2016-05-08.
  2. ^ "Agrometeorology - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2016-05-08.
  3. ^ "Bangladesh improves disaster early warning system with ESCAP support". UN ESCAP. Retrieved 2013-05-14.