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 (BMT) (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. 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.[1]