extratropical cyclone

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extratropical cyclone

[¦ek·strə¦träp·i·kəl ′sī‚klōn]
(meteorology)
Any cyclone-scale storm that is not a tropical cyclone. Also known as extratropical low; extratropical storm.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A "WEATHER BOMB" is set to bring heavy wind and rain to the UK this weekend as Storm Brian makes its way across the country.
STORM Brian is set to dump a "weather bomb" on the UK today with warnings of 70mph gales and massive waves.
The storm, caused by a "weather bomb" of low pressure in the Atlantic Ocean, has already struck the western coast of Ireland with heavy rain and was due to hit western parts of the UK before dawn today, as families begin their half-term holidays.
NORTH Wales is bracing itself for a "weather bomb" that could see damaging winds of 70mph and flooding.
How the seafloor quivers under an intense storm called a "weather bomb" could help reveal Earth's innermost secrets.
Met Office forecaster Marco Petagna said: "Storm Katie could be classed on the edge of 'explosive cyclogenesis,' which is termed a 'weather bomb.' It is deepening rapidly."
AN arctic weather bomb could leave the UK suffering polar blasts and freezing temperatures for a MONTH, the Mirror reports with forecasters saying the rest of March is set to be "wintry and cold".
Scotland was last night braced for an 80mph weather bomb which will see snow, wind, rain and super-tides lash the country.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Up to 17,000 residents in the West of Scotland were left without power on Wednesday morning as a "weather bomb" of wet and windy conditions battered parts of Britain with gusts expected to reach up to 80 miles per hour (130 km/h).
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But in 1998, the race turned deadly when boats were hit with a "weather bomb"-a sudden, unexpected storm that brought with it hurricane-force winds, torrential rain and waves reaching as high as 80 feet.