Bangladesh Meteorological Department
বাংলাদেশ আবহাওয়া অধিদপ্তর
Agency overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Bangladesh
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Minister responsible
  • Prime Minister
Agency executives
  • Director
  • Mohammad Azizur Rahman
Parent departmentMinistry of Defense

The 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]

See also


  1. ^ "Climate". Banglapedia. Retrieved 2016-05-08.
  2. ^ "Agrometeorology". Banglapedia. Retrieved 2016-05-08.
  3. ^ "Bangladesh improves disaster early warning system with ESCAP support". UN ESCAP. Archived from the original on 2013-04-05. Retrieved 2013-05-14.