Meaning of bombogenesis in English:


Pronunciation /?b?mb???d??n?s?s/


mass nounMeteorology
  • A phenomenon or process in which there is rapid and sustained falling of barometric pressure in the centre of a low-pressure system, indicative of its strengthening into a powerful storm.

    • ‘the storm will intensify rapidly, so quickly, in fact, that it will likely undergo bombogenesis’


1990s from bomb, as in weather bomb, + cyclogenesis.