weather bomb - definition and synonyms

noun

or explosive cyclogenesis

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a winter storm that has a sudden drop in pressure at the centre, causing very strong cold winds

    When storms quickly intensify and pressure rapidly drops in the centre - by 24millibars in a 24-hour period - this is classed as a weather bomb.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/12/2014