Bangladesh Meteorological Department

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department
বাংলাদেশ আবহাওয়া অধিদপ্তর
Agency overview
Type Ministry
Jurisdiction Government of Bangladesh
Headquarters Dhaka, Bangladesh
Parent department Ministry of Defense

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]


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