bombogenesis

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bombogenesis (uncountable)

  1. (meteorology) Rapid, or extreme cyclogenesis, often characterized by a barometric pressure drop of 24 millibars in a 24 hour period.
    • 2013, Christopher Burt[1]:
      The storm intensified from 990 mb to 956 mb in just 12 hours Sunday morning, a drop of 35 mb. Another case, like “Nemo”, of bombogenesis.