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1 Warning System and Status of PWS in Bangladesh Meteorological Department S.M.Quamrul Hassan BANGLADESH METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT

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3 Major Severe Weather and Natural Disasters in Bangladesh Tropical cyclone, Storm surge, Tidal bores, Floods, Flash flood, Nor'westers, Tornadoes, Droughts, Heat waves, Cold waves, Heavy rain, River erosion, Earth quakes, Land-slides.

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5 Recent Tornado in Bangladesh (22March 2013) A. Person: Death: 34 Injured: 388 B. Family: Damage and Losses: Heavily affected families: 1326 Partially affected families: 402 C. House: Totally destroyed house: 2635 Partially destroyed house: 752

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7 SIDR

8 How to Issue Warnings RADAR Forecaster Warnings NWP Products Other Information Satellite Data Charts

9 Warning dissemination mechanisms

10 WARNING MESSAGE DISSEMINATION SYSTEM  Fax  Telephone   Website :

11 Open Class & Seminar - Weather Information - Climate in Bangladesh - Weather Information - Climate in Bangladesh -Global Warming (Local impact & Regional impact) - Thunderstorm - Drought - Earthquake - Cyclone - Flood W eather Information Dissemination

12 Thunderstorm Drought Earthquake Cyclone Flood Global Warming Weather Information Climate in Bangladesh + Instruction for teacher The brochure to be used as educational material in Bangladesh. DVD Animation W eather Information Dissemination

13 On going Activities Monsoon Forum Local Seminar & Survey Voice Recording SMS TV Studio in BMD Warnings in easy language Graphics/Symbols

14 Problems………… Location and Time specific forecast Capacity building Quick dissemination of warnings to end users

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