Which country's Meteorological Department commissions flash flood guidance services for South Asia?

The Indian Meteorological Department Commissions Flash Flood Guidance Services for South Asia. India has been designated as a nodal centre for preparing flash-flood forecasts by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

The South Asia FFGS is funded by the United States Agency for International Development/Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID/BHA) and implemented by the World Meteorological Organization and the Hydrologic Research Center (HRC), while National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a satellite data provider into the System.

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