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- (meteorology) Rapid or extreme cyclogenesis, often characterized by a barometric pressure drop of 24 millibars in a 24 hour period.
- 2000 February 15, “Weather word”, in Chicago Tribune, page 10:
- Bombogenesis: A colloquial term for sudden, extremely rapid almost explosive intensification of low pressure systems just off the Atlantic Coast of the United States.
- 2013, Christopher Burt, “Another Big Storm but with a (Relatively) Small Punch”, in WunderBlog:
- 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.