Cyclogenesis vs. Bombogenesis

Cyclogenesis vs. Bombogenesis — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Cyclogenesis and Bombogenesis


(meteorology) The process which leads to the formation of tropical storms, cyclones and hurricanes; typically involves an interaction that leads to vertical wind shear.


(meteorology) Rapid or extreme cyclogenesis, often characterized by a barometric pressure drop of 24 millibars in a 24 hour period.